Trent Copeland and Phil Jaques will return to the NSW SpeedBlitz Blues for their Bupa Sheffield Shield clash with Western Australia starting on Friday (25 November).
While all other Australian players from the recently completed tour of South Africa were unavailable, Trent Copeland has been given permission to play to give him some bowling in a match situation. Phil Jaques returns after a previous hip injury.
Of other unavailability, Stephen O’Keefe has stitches in the webbing of his hand and is aiming to return for the Ryobi Cup clash in Canberra the following week, Doug Bollinger (hamstring) is also aiming for that match, while Nathan Hauritz will return to Grade cricket this weekend with Randwick Petersham.
- If a New South Wales player is made 12th man for the Australian A match tomorrow he will fly back and play for New South Wales against Western Australia on Friday
Ben Rohrer will take over the captaincy as he did earlier in the season against South Australia in Adelaide.
The full squad is:
Ben ROHRER (C)
- The match will start at 11-30 am * Note time is the same for all days (Twilight game)
- Tickets can be purchased at the gate
- A pool feed of highlights will go through Channel 10 (contact Owen Martin)
- Highlights, match reports, live scores and tweets can be found at www.cricketnsw.com