AUSTRALIA: On a Sunday morning, Cricket Australia has announced the name of those cricketers who were either added or omitted from the list of the CA contracts.
The big highlights from the list were the Addition of the duo Warner-Smith and the speedster from Victoria James Pattinson. Warner-Smith who was suspended from the contract of 2018 after being involved in Ball-Tempering Scandal got their Contracts back.
James Pattinson got the contract with his fellow-mates from Victoria Peter Siddle, Chris Tremain and Scott Boland who helped of form a Sheffield Sheild winning the attack. Nathan Coulter-Nile, Marcus Harris and Adam Zampa have been elevated back to the contracted group.
There were many big names who got Executed from the list which include many names like Mitchell Marsh and Matt Renshaw are among those who have lost their deals. From those on last year’s roster, Ashton Agar, Kane Richardson, Billy Stanlake and Andrew Tye didn’t get the cont
Chairman of Australian Selection committee, Trevor Hohns “We believe the 2019-20 contract list provides us with a versatile group of players who can represent Australia across all three formats over the contract period,”
He also added that the criteria for adding or subtracting the names in the contact list were focused on selecting a pool of players who are going to help Australia in achieving their ambition that is to win the upcoming World Cup and Ashes series in England, and who can also play the various formats over the course of the Australian summer.
AUSTRALIA 2019-2020 CA contracts: Pat Cummins, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Alex Carey, Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Harris, Travis Head, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Tim Paine, James Pattinson, Jhye Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa