The middle-order batsman made his international debut for Australia in 2016 against South Africa after a magnificent season with Victoria. His career-best 215 in the Sheffield Shield, and the previous summer before that where he was the competition's third-leading run scorer landed him the place in the Aussie team. In his debut match, the right-handed batsman scored 54 runs and also struck the winning runs for the team. He didn't take much time to score his maiden century as in the second Test of his career he smashed hundred against Pakistan at Gaba. Later he made his ODI debut on January 19, 2017 against Pakistan where he scored important 82 runs for his team to win the match.read more
Peter Handscomb was called as a replacement for Shaun Marsh, who fractured his forearm after being struck in the nets last week.
Shaun Marsh has had scans on his right forearm after being struck while practising in the nets at training on Thursday, said coach Justin Langer.
Ashton Turner on Sunday smashed unbeaten 84 off 43 balls as Australia chased down a mammoth target of 359 with four wickets in hand and 13 balls to spare to level the five-match series 2-2 in Mohali.
Playing only his second ODI, Turner hit an unbeaten 84 off 43 balls with five boundaries and as many six sixes to help Australia win in only 47.5 overs.
India and Australia will look to fill the gaps when they take on each other in the five-match ODI series, starting on Saturday in Hyderabad.
Peter Handscomb was picked ahead of regular wicket-keeper Alex Carey in the first T20I against India at Visakhapatnam, giving a boost to his hopes of making Australia's World Cup squad.
Handscomb said the nearly-washed out day four of the fourth Test at the SCG has given his side a great chance to draw the match and restrict India's margin of series win to 2-1.
Tim Paine said that they just want to have a balanced team which could win the final Test.
The MCG crowd started booing Marsh once Marsh's name was announced on the public address system when he came onto bowl.
Handscomb said the conversation with Lehmann took place more than 20 minutes before he went onto the field, which he only did when another player had to use the bathroom.