Michael Hussey rested for clash against India

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Published: Saturday, February 11, 2012, 12:05 [IST]
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Hussey rested for clash against India

Adelaide, Feb 11: Australia have taken the decision to play all-rounder Mitchell Marsh in place of senior batsman Michael Hussey, who will be rested for the fourth ODI in the Tri series against India on Sunday, February 12 in Adelaide.

The veteran batsman will return for Australia for their next match against Sri Lanka on Febraury 17 in Sydney. The 20-year old Marsh has played just one ODI.

"Mr Cricket having a well earned rest. He will be back for Syd," tweeted Australian skipper Michael Clarke.

Besides that, Pacer Ben Hilfenhaus will also be rested for Sunday's clash while batsman Peter Forrest has been named in the squad.

Australia beat both India and Sri Lanka in their first two matches. Australia's squad for the remaining matches of the series would be announced on Monday.

Squad: Michael Clarke (C), Dan Christian, Xavier Doherty, Peter Forrest, Ryan Harris, David Hussey, Mitchell Marsh, Clint McKay, Ricky Ponting, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade, David Warner.


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