'Wicketkeeper-batsman Patrick Rowe to replace Aaron Hardie in Australian U-19 squad

Updated: 03 February, 2018 12:04 IST | PTI | Mount Maunganui

Wicketkeeper-batsman Patrick Rowe will replace injured all-rounder Aaron Hardie in the Australian squad for the final of the ICC U-19 World Cup against India today

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Wicketkeeper-batsman Patrick Rowe will replace injured all-rounder Aaron Hardie in the Australian squad for the final of the ICC U-19 World Cup against India today. Hardie, who himself was a replacement for pacer Jason Ralston, suffered a groin injury.

"The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 has approved right-handed batsman and wicket-keeper Patrick Rowe as a replacement player for Hardie," an ICC media release said. Three-time champions Australia had halted Afghanistan's dream run with a six-wicket victory in the semi-final to set up a summit clash with India.

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First Published: 03 February, 2018 12:01 IST

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