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Cricket news - Australia announce Head, Cummins as vice-captains for Sri Lanka Tests

Head and Cummins replace Hazlewood and Mitchell Marsh as the new vice captains.

Travis head and Pat Cummins have been named the new co-Vice-captains of Australia, for the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka. Replace Josh Hazlewood, who is excluded from the series due to an injury, and Mitchell Marsh, who has not yet been selected, after an indifferent series against India.

Australia announces two Vice-captains had raised eyebrows not so long ago, but to replace the fact that you have had, that one of them, thanks to the poor form and no injuries, raises further questions about the management of the crisis, expects Australia to Tim Paine.

Cummins was impressive with the bat and ball against India, and has been touted as Australia's future head of Shane Warne, among others. With his form and fitness, Cummins has shown how vital he is to this tag, Australian unity and as its safety in the game-XI is a no-brainer leaves his Vice-captain.

"Pat is a very fine young man, shows strong leadership, although his actions on and off the cricket field. He is also a respected and popular member of the dressing room, the lives consistently and the team demonstrated the values and standards," National selector Trevor Hohns said.

The head was also impressive, although India around found a way, to him, as the series has progressed. But he remains one of the few certainties in Australia's middle-order in the first Test in Brisbane. In addition, he was performed as an "impressive candidate" in the Interview during the leadership identification process, in the last year, and this additional task as a Vice-captain should allow him to grow on the side line until Australia is ready for life outside Paine.

"Travis is an experienced state Captain, of a reasonable amount of success with South Australia and Adelaide Strikers in the BBL. Travis also captain of the Australia A one-day team said on their tour of India,' Scorn. "He is a respected member of the wardrobe that he always care shows for his teammates, provide valuable contributions in team meetings, and embodies the values of the team."

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