Australian batsman Usman Khawaja has been signed as a replacement player by the Rising Pune Supergiants franchise in the Indian Premier League after Faf du Plessis was ruled out of the tournament due to injury.
Australian coach Darren Lehmann stated that it was a tough call to leave former Twenty20 International captain Aaron Finch from the team which played against New Zealand in their first match of the ICC World T20.
The Australian selectors have picked Usman Khawaja in place of Shaun Marsh while leg-spinner Adam Zampa has been drafted in for the injured James Faulkner for the second One-Day International against New Zealand in Wellington.
The Australian selectors have granted David Warner paternity leave for the birth of his second child and have named Usman Khawaja as the replacement for the second and third One-Day Internationals against India.
For his all-round performance in the second Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka in Colombo and securing West Indies their first win of the tour Dwayne Bravo is our Cricket World Player of the Week.