Originally Posted by NUFAN
All 6 states play Shield matches starting Nov 1 or Nov 2, so I expect a few surprise inclusions in the A team to ensure no state side is completely screwed through missing players.
The domestic scheduling hasn't been great then surely? If its the 'A' team they should have ensured there were no Shield games on to actually get the 'A' side out.
Joe Mennie missing out on some crucial red-ball cricket for South Australia being at the Champions League as well.