December 9, 2001

Australian squad for the first Orange Test match against South Africa

Australian Cricket Board (ACB) Chief Executive Officer James Sutherland today announced that the National Selection Panel has chosen the following squad for the first Orange Test match against South Africa at the Adelaide Oval, starting on Friday 14 December:

NAMESTATEAGECAPS
STEPHEN WAUGH (Captain)NSW36142
ADAM GILCHRIST (Vice-captain)WA3025
JASON GILLESPIESA2629
MATTHEW HAYDENQLD3024
JUSTIN LANGERWA3145
BRETT LEENSW2515
STUART MACGILLNSW3016
DAMIEN MARTYNWA3019
GLENN MCGRATHNSW3178
RICKY PONTINGTAS2650
SHANE WARNEVIC3295
MARK WAUGHNSW36119
STEPHEN BERNARDNSWTeam Manager
JOHN BUCHANANQLDCoach
ERROL ALCOTTNSWPhysiotherapist
JOCK CAMPBELLNSWPhysical Performance Manager
MIKE WALSHVICAssistant Team Manager/Cricket Analyst

The umpires for the first Orange Test match are Simon Taufel (Australia), and Srinivas Venkataraghavan (India), with Steve Davis (Australia) acting as third umpire. The International Cricket Council (ICC) match referee is Ranjan Madugalle of Sri Lanka.

Tickets for the first Orange Test match are still available from Venue*Tix, call (08) 8223 7788 or visit www.venuetix.com.au.

The other matches in the Orange Test Series against South Africa are in Melbourne (December 26 - 30) and Sydney (January 2 - 6).

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