Renshaw called up to Australia squad

Matt Renshaw

Opening batsman Matt Renshaw is set to return to the Australia side after being called up for the final Test against South Africa, that is set to start at the Wanderers on Friday.

Renshaw, wh owill  turn 22 on Wednesday, has played 10 Tests for the Aussies, scoring one century and three fifties, but lost his place before the Ashes last year to Cameron Bancroft, the man at the center of ball-tampering scandal that has rocked the national side.

The Aussies are going to field a much changed side for the Test in Johannesburg after captain Steve Smith was banned for one Test by the ICC but is expecting a bigger sanction by Cricket Australia in the coming days.

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Vice-captain David Warner will also, reportedly, be suspended for his part in scandal after Smith said the team’s “leadership group” came up with the idea to alter the condition of the ball.

Peter Handscomb, who has been on tour as the reserve batsman, will almost certainly play in the final Test with more players expected to be called into the squad.

Australia need to win the fourth and final Test to salvage a draw in the series.