Johannesburg, Jan.12 (ANI): Australian paceman John Hastings has been drafted into the second ODI squad as a replacement for Mitchell Marsh against India.
The 24-year-old all-rounder has been rested for the second match ahead of the third ODI of the series in Melbourne.
Confirming the news, chief selector Rod Marsh said that Mitchell is an important asset for his side and therefore, they have decided to give him with an extra day to prepare for the Melbourne ODI, Sport24 reported.
Describing Hastings as a ` high-quality replacement’, the chief selector insisted that the former had displayed some quality cricket in the decisive ODI against England in Manchester last year.
Australia will play the second ODI of the five-match series against India in Brisbane on Friday. (ANI)