Fawad Ahmed named in Australia s one-day squad

Monday, 19 August 2013 - 14:29

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Leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed has been named in Australias 18-man squad for the five-match one-day series with England.

 

Pakistan-born Fawad became an Australian citizen in July after his application was fast-tracked.

 

The 31-year-old, who claimed asylum in 2010, was eligible to play in the Test series, which Australia trail 3-0 with only The Oval Test remaining.

 

Michael Clarke, Phil Hughes, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, David Warner and Shane Watson are also included.