Ind vs Aus: Joe Burns included in Aussie squad for Boxing Day Test

Updated: Dec 23, 2014, 10:27 IST | AFP

Batsman Joe Burns was a surprise addition to Australia's 13-man squad for the third Test against India, starting in Melbourne on Boxing Day

Brisbane: Batsman Joe Burns was a surprise addition to Australia's 13-man squad for the third Test against India, starting in Melbourne on Boxing Day.

Australian Batsman Joe Burns
Australian Batsman Joe Burns

The 25-year-old Queensland right-hander was named as a replacement for injured Mitchell Marsh in the Australian team.

Burns has yet to play Test cricket, but reached his highest first-class score of 183 against New South Wales last month to put himself in the frame for selection.

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