Swepson added to Australia Test squad, Bird replaces Pattinson

“Mitchell is a very exciting young leg-spinner who we think will benefit immensely from further experience in the sub-continent”

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Australia have called up uncapped leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson to their squad for the upcoming Test tour of Bangladesh, while pace bowler Jackson Bird has replaced fellow seamer James Pattinson.

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Cowan: Australia’s tour of Bangladesh in doubt due to pay dispute

“My gut feeling is probably hit and miss for security reasons (and) MoU reasons”

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Former Australia opener Ed Cowan has said that the ongoing pay dispute between the players and Cricket Australia could have huge ramifications if a deal is not struck by the June 30 deadline.

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Champions Trophy 5th Match: Rain denies Australia victory at The Oval

The washout left Australia in a precarious position in regards to their hopes of making it to the semi-finals

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Australia were cruising in their Champions Trophy clash against Bangladesh on Monday, but their hopes of winning the match and gaining some valuable points were dashed by the rain.

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