MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday named Travis Head and Mitchell Marsh as leaders of Australia A sides touring India for a triangular ODI series, also involving South Africa A and two four-day matches in August-September. Head will lead the one-day team, while Marsh has been named the captain of the fourday team that will take on India A in two four-day matches.The squads with Alex Carey as the vice-captain and first-choice wicket-keeper in both have a fair sprinkling of Australia internationals and, apart from Carey and Head, Ashton Agar, Peter Handscomb, Usman Khawaja, Michael Neser, Matt Renshaw, Mitchell Swepson and Chris Tremain feature in both line-ups. Just six of the players across the two sides have never played international cricket Marnus Labuschagne, Jack Wildermuth, Brendan Doggett, Swepson, Kurtis Patterson and Neser, who earned a maiden national call-up on Tuesday as Josh Hazlewood’s replacement for the limitedovers tour of England. Commenting on the leadership group for the tour, a point of interest keeping in mind events in Australian cricket since the events in Cape Town earlier this year.
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