SYDNEY (AP) Wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has been omitted from Australia's squad for the World Twenty20 tournament in India next month while the selectors have chosen two spin bowlers who have yet to play a Twenty20 international.
Test wicketkeeper Peter Nevill has been preferred to Wade in the 15-man Australia squad named Tuesday, though he has yet to represent his country in a limited overs match.
Wade has been Australia's wicketkeeper in Twenty20 and one-day internationals since the retirement of Brad Haddin after last year's World Cup but appears to have paid the price for a loss of form with the gloves and bat.
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The selectors have chosen left-armer Ashton Agar and legspinner Adam Zampa, though neither has played a Twenty20 international while test spinner Nathan Lyon has been overlooked.