NEW DELHI: He may have last played red cricket almost four years ago, but peter comb hope to find a place in Australia team which will tour India for a four-Test series for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in February-March next year.
Handscomb scored 562 points at 93.66 this summer Sheffield Shield and hit a pair of fifty for the Premier’s XI against the West Indies last month.
Handscomb will lead a Cricket Australia XI against South Africafrom Brisbane on Friday.
‘The West Australian’ quoted Comb saying, “I’m pretty much… so the conversations (with the test selectors) are promising. But you also have to look at the test team as well and there’s guys ahead of me and there’s batters do some pretty impressive things. I can score as many runs as I want, but there’s still got to be a place at the next level, and at the moment they’re playing pretty good cricket.
Known for his ability to play spins, Handscomb will face competition from Travis headwho had tough tours in Sri Lanka and Pakistan this year.
“All you can do as a hitter is push your way through the weight of numbers. I take the gloves off just to make sure they know I’m always available as a goalie too. reserve, or that I can take them if that’s also an important skill to have in your bag,” Handscomb said.
Handscomb will join Melbourne Renegades for the next BBL season.
(With PTI entries)



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