Maxwell dumped, Lynn bolts into Aussie ODI squad

Brisbane Heat ace blaster Chris Lynn and uncapped Western Australia speedsters Jhye Richardson and Andrew Tye are the bolters in Austra... thumbnail 1 summary


Brisbane Heat ace blaster Chris Lynn and uncapped Western Australia speedsters Jhye Richardson and Andrew Tye are the bolters in Australia's 14-man ODI squad for the Gillette ODI Series, however, there was no space for allrounder Glenn Maxwell.

Lynn has played only three KFC Big Bash League matches since coming back from bear surgery, however, was taking care of business the previous evening, crushing 63no from 46 balls opening the batting for the Heat against Melbourne Stars.

The 29-year-old has been in vocation best shape in four-day cricket this season, entering the BBL break of the JLT Sheffield Shield as the opposition's most astounding run-scorer with 590 keeps running at 73.35, including an amazing 278 against NSW Blues at North Sydney Oval.

Be that as it may, Maxwell's ODI shape has been conflicting in the previous a year. His latest 50 years was the 78 he scored against Pakistan at the SCG in January a year ago and was dropped amid Australia's five-coordinate ODI arrangement in India last September.

"Nobody is in any uncertainty about Glenn's capacity or his capability to create coordinate winning commitments with the bat," national selector Trevor Hohns said in an announcement.

"What we have needed from him is more consistency however in his previous 20 coordinates in this organization he has found the middle value of 22 and we require more than that from a player in the side's batting motor room.

"Glenn is still completely in our musings however for this arrangement we have chosen to take a gander at Chris Lynn, who is presently back playing afresh after the shoulder damage that hampered him when we picked him against Pakistan in this configuration a year prior.

"He has been a standout amongst the most dreaded players at household level in constrained overs cricket in the recent years and we need to check whether he can change over that local frame to the worldwide stage."

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