Australia rest big namesRichard Twyman |
Australia will rest its big names for the tour match with Worcestershire ahead of the back-to-back Test matches against England at Edgbaston and Old Trafford.
Glenn McGrath, Brett Lee, Adam Gilchrist and Shane Warne will all sit out of the three-day tour match against Worcestershire beginning on Saturday with the bowling trio of Michael Kasprowicz, Shaun Tait and Stuart MacGill all getting the chance to impress.
Also coming into the team will be reserve keeper Brad Haddin for Adam Gilchrist and batsman Brad Hodge will deputise for Damien Martyn.
Worcestershire has also named a strong squad to face the Australians with all first team members selected.
* Ricky Ponting
+ Brad Haddin
* Vikram Solanki
Zander de Bruyn
+ James Pipe