Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson may be rested after the second one-day international against South Africa to keep him fresh for the test series against India and next year`s World Cup, the left-arm speedster said on Saturday.
Sanju Samson`s valiant 81-run knock was overshadowed by Kane Richardson`s five-wicket haul as India `A` Sunday lost by 28 runs to Australia `A` in the first one-day of a quadrangular series, which also features South Africa `A` and a local National Performance Squad (NPS).
The Victoria-born Australian cricketer, Glenn Maxwell has created a havoc among the bowlers, who are part of the Indian Premier League`s ongoing edition. The million-dollar baby, in this edition, has shifted his base from Mumbai to Mohali.
Young Australian cricketer Kane Richardson is reportedly aiming to make his mark in a longer form of cricket that offers less cash but has more respect despite earning a 700,000 dollar-contract with Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors for the 2013 season.