Michael Hussey has withdrawn from Australia’s upcoming tour of Ireland and England citing family reasons. Cricket Australia has named Peter Forrest as his replacement. Australia are scheduled to play a one-off ODI against Ireland followed by a 5-ODI Series against England in June-July.
Hosts Perth Scorchers won a low-scoring contest against Brisbane Heat at the WACA Ground by 10 runs. Perth Scorchers batting first after winning the toss put up 162 for 8 on the board in the allotted 20 overs.