O'Keefe to replace Hazlewood for Australia in 2nd test

BY AP • August 30, 2017

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) Australia enhanced its spin bowling attack when left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe was named on Wednesday to replace injured fast bowler Josh Hazlewood for the second test against Bangladesh beginning Sept. 4 in Chittagong.

Cricket Australia also confirmed that Hazlewood would return home with a side strain. Hazlewood left the field Tuesday on the second day of the first test with soreness on his left side.

Cricket Australia also said that Kane Richardson would replace Hazlewood in the one-day international squad for its tour of India.

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