Ashes 2023 is being played in England. But the England cricket team under the leadership of Ben Stokes has not got success in this series yet. Australian team led by Pat Cummins has won both the first Test matches. Australia is currently leading 0-2. Australia announced the 16-man squad for the remaining three matches of the series on Monday (July 3). The legendary Nathan Lyon was not named.
The first Test match between England and Australia (ENG vs AUS) was played at Edgbaston Stadium. Nathan Lyon was Australia’s most successful bowler and won by 2 wickets. In the second Test played at Lord’s too, Lion was able to show the maximum of his spin. But due to injury, he had to leave this match in the middle. He suffered the injury on the second day of the Lord’s Test, which prevented him from walking properly. Lion’s injury is serious and he has to withdraw from the entire series. Youngster Todd Murphy may be part of the Australian playing eleven in his place in the remaining three Tests.
Todd Murphy took 14 wickets against India on his Test debut. The 22-year-old Murphy made his Test debut in this year’s Border Gavaskar Trophy. In the four matches of the series, he spent runs at an economy of 2.57 and an average of 25.21 and took 14 wickets. He dismissed Virat four times. Another big change in the Australian team is that Matthew Renshaw has been dropped from the squad. Michael Neson and wicketkeeper Jimmy Pearson have been included in the squad. The third match of the Ashes 2023 will be played at the Leeds Stadium in Headingley from July 6 to 10. (Australian squad list for last three matches of Ashes 2023)
Australian squad for last three Tests of Ashes 2023 –
Pat Cummins (captain), Scott Boland, Alex Carey (wicketkeeper), Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitch Marsh, Todd Murphy, Michael Nesser, Jimmy Pearson (wicketkeeper), Steve Smith (Vice-captain), Mitchell Starc, David Warner
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