Days after appointing Adam Zampa as captain for the upcoming Large Bash League (BBL), Melbourne Stars have additionally named a alternative for his or her stalwart Glenn Maxwell. In a media launch on Sunday, the Stars have introduced the inclusion of bowling all-rounder Tom Rogers to switch Maxi.
Notably, Maxwell had fractured his leg throughout a birthday celebration and underwent surgical procedure on November 13. He was dominated out of the ODI sequence in opposition to England and will properly miss all the season of BBL|12.
Rogers, who made his debut within the BBL for Sydney Thunder in 2017, represented Stars within the final season and can once more hyperlink up with the membership for the forthcoming version. On getting one other alternative to play for Stars, the Tasmanian, in a press release launched by the membership, stated: “I’m thrilled to get one other alternative at this degree, and it’s nice to be part of the Stars once more this season.”
Common Supervisor Blair Crouch was additionally enthralled to see Rogers again on the facet. The Adam Zampa-led Stars will begin their marketing campaign with the event opener in opposition to Thunder on December 13 at Manuka Oval in Canberra.
“It’s nice to have Tom again on the Stars, and we’re trying ahead to seeing what he can do if he will get a possibility. We’re trying ahead to an ideal begin to the event in Canberra after which an enormous evening on the MCG on December 16,” stated Crouch.
Present Melbourne Stars squad for BBL|12:
Adam Zampa (Captain), Trent Boult (NZ), Joe Burns, Hilton Cartwright, Joe Clarke (ENG), Brody Sofa, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Sam Elliott, Liam Hatcher, Clint Hinchliffe, Campbell Kellaway, Nick Larkin, Glenn Maxwell, Cam McClure, Tom O’Connell, Tom Rogers, Marcus Stoinis, Beau Webster, Luke Wooden (ENG).