Khawaja earns chance against Sri Lanka
Usman Khawaja and Alex Doolan will have the perfect chance to push their claims to become Ricky Ponting’s Test replacement after being named in the Chairman’s XI squad to take on Sri Lanka in Canberra next week. Khawaja will captain the side for the three-day game and while most members of the team are younger players who have been rewarded for some early-season form, all eyes will be on Khawaja and Doolan.
Cricket Australia emphasised that the squad was chosen before Ponting made his decision to retire from international cricket, meaning the match is not intended as a bat-off for Test…
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