Mitchell Marsh to captain Perth Scorchers in BBL|08
Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been appointed captain of Perth Scorchers team for 2018-19 big bash league season starting from 19 December. Marsh replaces Voges as the skipper of Scorchers for 8th BBLT20 season meanwhile Voges replaces Justin Langer as the coach of twenty20 club.
Coach Voges was pleased on Marsh’s appointment as Scorchers skipper. “We have wanted to be consistent with our squads across all three formats, so naming Mitchell as captain was a good fit. He’s an exciting leader and I’m sure Perth Scorchers fans are going to be happy,” he mentioned.
Cameroon Bancroft who has been serving 9-month ban from cricket field after involving in ball tempering saga in South Africa, is included in Perth Scorchers squad for upcoming bbl edition. It is expected that he’ll be playing against Hobart Hurricanes on 30th December as the return on cricket field.
Perth Scorchers 2018-19 Squad
Mitchell Marsh (c), Cameron Bancroft, Shaun Marsh, Hilton Cartwright, Jhye Richardson, Cameron Green, Josh Inglis, Michael Klinger, Ashton Agar, Joel Paris, Jason Behrendorff, Ashton Turner, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Andrew Tye, Sam Whiteman, David Willey.
Three time KFC Big Bash League winner, Perth will be eyeing on fourth trophy when they’ll play first game of this year’s tournament against Melbourne Renegades on 20 December 2018.