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Australia squad unchanged for Perth Test

December 09, 2013 10:51 IST

Australia squad unchanged for Perth TestAustralia will take the same 12-man squad to Perth for the third Ashes Test this week after humbling England by 218 runs to win the second match in Adelaide on Monday.

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"The National Selection Panel have selected the same squad of 12 for the Perth test," national selector John Inverarity said in a statement on Monday.

"Another player could be added to the squad during the week pending review of conditions in Perth.

"Nathan Coulter-Nile and Doug Bollinger will be in Perth on standby and training with the squad for the test match should they be required."

The third Test in the five-match series begins on Friday.

Australia squad: Chris Rogers, David Warner, Shane Watson, Michael Clarke (captain), Steve Smith, George Bailey, Brad Haddin, Mitchell Johnson, Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris, Nathan Lyon, James Faulkner.

Image: Mitchell Johnson and Michael Clarke of Australia

Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images

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