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Travis Head

South Australia’s youngest ever first-class captain Travis Head became Australian Test player 454 on October 7 2018 in the first Test against Pakistan in Dubai. 

He dug in for his maiden Test half-century in a knock of 72 from 175 in the second innings, and a 132-run partnership with Usman Khawaja which helped Australia to a hard-fought draw. 

In between Australian limited-overs commitments, Head scored 738 runs from just eight JLT Sheffield Shield matches in the 2017-18 season. His form and leadership earned him the captaincy of Australia A’s one-day side for their tour of India with a clear nod to the future.

The 24-year-old has already steered his Redbacks to two consecutive Sheffield Shield finals. A gutsy unbeaten 137 in trying Alice Springs conditions to draw the match in 2017 underpinned his leadership and desire to lead his side to Shield glory.


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