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Australia drop Starc, Marsh, Lyon for T20Is against India

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have named a 13-member squad for the upcoming Twenty20 Internationals against and without the experienced trio of Mitchell Starc, and

Pacer Peter Siddle, who was named as cover for Starc in the recent overseas T20I series against Pakistan, has also been dropped while the other frontline quicks -- and -- continue to be left out too, despite being fit, according to an International Council (ICC) release.

"While I know all four (Starc, Siddle, Lyon and Marsh) have a desire to be playing for in every format, with a really tough Test series against coming up, we believe their best preparation is to go back and get some really good under their belts in the Sheffield Shield," said.

Meanwhile, left-arm quick and all-rounder have been added to the squad.

The Aaron Finch-led squad will look to put an end to Australia's T20I woes, especially after being drubbed 0-3 in the recent three-match against in the

The one-off T20I against is slated for November 17 at Queensland's Carrara Oval while the three-match series against will commence on November 21 in

Australia T20I Squad: (c), (wk), Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Ben McDermott, D'Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye,



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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 16:32 IST