The lanky fast bowler from Western Australia earned a maiden call-up to the national team after having a bumper 2016-17 season at the Big Bash League where he was also the Man of the Match in the final against Sydney Sixers. Since then he has also impressed against India in limited overs series in 2019 and looks set to emerge as a genuine bowling option for an injury-prone Australian attack.read more
Jhye Richardson, originally named only in the T20I squad, will stay with the ODI squad in South Africa and work on his recovery from a serious shoulder injury.
Jake Weatherland was well settled and was on 83 off just 47 balls when Richardson came out with a hilarious fielding display to run out the batsman.
Despite being fit, Australia had left out Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood for the first Ashes Test against England and Richardson said it is good to have that sort of competition in the team.
Jhye Richardson dislocated his right shoulder while fielding during a limited-overs international against Pakistan in March.
The 25-year-old bowler joins Jhye Richardson in returning home early as the latter injured his shoulder in Sharjah.
Finch was happy his team continued its fine ODI form from India, where it won the series 3-2 earlier this month.
The fast bowler is likely to get a chance in the five-match ODI series against Pakistan to make his case stronger for the upcoming World Cup.
During India's tour of Australia, Richardson got the better of Kohli by dismissing him thrice in a row, however, Matthew Hayden feels that the 'scenario' will be different this time.
After Cummins dismissed Dimuth Karunaratne on the last ball of the second day, he took wickets in his first two overs Saturday.
Called into the team to replace the injured Josh Hazlewood, Richardson's first career wicket was Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal with a ball that moved slightly away from the right-hander on 5.