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Ashton Turner To Lead CA XI

North Sydney Oval
The North Sydney Oval will play host to the tour game between South Africa and a Cricket Australia XI
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Western Australia and Perth Scorchers all-rounder Ashton Turner will captain a Cricket Australia XI which will play South Africa in a Twenty20 tour game on 2nd November.

The match is the touring side's only game before they take on Australia in three Twenty20 Internationals and five One-Day Internationals.

The game will follow Australia Women's opening Twenty20 International against the West Indies Women at the North Sydney Oval.

The team includes a number of young players including Sydney Thunder's Jake Doran, the youngest player to earn a Big Bash contract.

Leg-spinner James Muirhead is the only player in the squad who has been capped by Australia.

Cricket Australia XI: Ashton Turner (captain), James Bazley, Jake Doran, Sebastian Gotch, Ben McDermott, James Muirhead, Joel Paris, James Peirson, Clive Rose, Matthew Short, Kelvin Smith, Timm van der Gugten

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