Jimmy Peirson has been selected in the Australian team for the second Test of the Ashes series starting on 16 June. He has been taken in the team in place of Josh Inglis. Josh will return to Perth before the second Test.
An uncapped wicket-keeper batsman has been included in the Australian team for the Ashes series starting in England from June 16. In fact, Cricket Australia has included Queensland wicket-keeper batsman Jimmy Pierson in the team for the second Test. Jimmy Peirson has been selected in the squad in place of Josh Inglis. It is being told that Josh Inglis will return to Australia before the second Test, where his wife is about to give birth to their first child.
Alex Carey to be Australia’s wicketkeeper in WTC
According to Australian reports, Alex Carey is Australia’s first wicket-keeper choice for the WTC final against India, but after that Josh Inglis will be Australia’s wicket-keeper for the Ashes starting June 16. However, he will return to Perth before the second Test.
Jimmy has not played any international match
Let us tell you that 30-year-old Jimmy Pierson has not played a single international match yet. He has been included in the Test team for the first time. Recently, Jimmy Pearson was part of the Australia A team on the tour of New Zealand. Jimmy has played 65 first class matches in his domestic career. Jimmy attended a training session with the Test team in Brisbane last week. Pierson’s performance in domestic cricket has been impressive.
Jimmy has a great average in domestic cricket
Jimmy Peirson, a right-handed batsman, bats lower down the order in domestic cricket. He has impressed everyone with his batting and wicketkeeping over the years. Jimmy averaged less than 30 in his initial 35 first-class matches, which later increased to over 40. He scored 6 centuries in 30 matches in the 2020-21 season. He scored an unbeaten 128 while playing for Australia A on the Sri Lanka tour last year. Pierson has 5929 runs in domestic cricket.