His lower leg is swollen and sore, yet anticipated that will recoup with a time of rest. Because of the minimal nature of the visit, we've settled on a choice that Shane would be unrealistic to recoup sufficiently in time for the arrangement. He will come back to Sydney in the advancing days to proceed with his recuperation and be prepared for the voyage through the United Arab Emirates.
Boss selector Rod Marsh said Hughes was the characteristic substitution for Watson. The choice board is extremely content with the bowling profundity in the squad yet Watson's nonappearance has implied an alternate top request batsman is important. Hughes will join the squad in Brisbane pending the circumstances of the Australia A match against South Africa An at Townsville in north Queensland. The Australia group leaves on Wednesday for a triangular one-day arrangement against Zimbabwe and South Africa in Zimbabwe, beginning on 25 August 2014