O`Keefe to replace injured Hauritz for Pak series

Updated: Jun 30, 2010, 21:54 PM IST

Sydney: New South Wales left-arm spinner Stephen O`Keefe has been called into the Australian side for next month`s matches against Pakistan to replace the injured Nathan Hauritz, Cricket Australia said on Wednesday.

Haurtiz sustained a foot injury during the one-day series against England and has returned to Australia.

O`Keefe will join the Australian team in Britain for their Twenty20 internationals and two tests against Pakistan after impressing for Australia A against Sri Lanka A in Queensland, chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch said.

Bureau Report

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