Australia captain Pat Cummins hints Ashton Agar may feature in SCG Test against South Africa


Cummins played down the possibility of rain, especially on the first day, which influenced his decision to use Nathan Lyon and Agger as dual spin threats.

“The pitch is the main thing,” Cummins said. “The weather hasn’t quite lived up to the forecast in the last few years. Last year his fourth day was due to wash out, but he nodded as to whether to declare it or not, and then played the full day. That’s a bit of a consideration. Put in. Flat [on] On the first day, after finishing the day’s play, we hope for some rain later in the evening.

The spin-dominated NSW-WA Sheffield Shield game in late November will also have an impact.

Possible Teams: David Warner, Ousman Khawaja, Marnus Labeschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Alex Carey, Ashton Ager, Pat Cummins (c), Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Scott Bolland.

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