Harris out in fifth Ashes Test, Khawaja will open the innings for Australia

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Marcus Harris has not been included in the Australian squad for the fifth Ashes Test and will be replaced by Usman Khawaja with David Warner. The day-night Test will begin in Hobart from Friday.

Hobart. Marcus Harris has not been included in the Australian squad for the fifth Ashes Test and will be replaced by Usman Khawaja with David Warner. The day-night Test will begin in Hobart from Friday. Australia clinched the series by winning the first three Tests in Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne while the fourth Test in Sydney ended in a draw.

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Australian captain Pat Cummins confirmed Harris’ exit. He also said that fast bowler Scott Boland will be able to play only if he meets the fitness test. Boland suffered a rib injury during the Sydney Test. Jhye Richardson or Michael Neser can be kept in the team if they do not play.

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