Melbourne, April 15 -- : Returning after a year long ban, Steve Smith and David Warner are among 20 centrally-contracted players for Cricket Australia 2019-20, announced on Monday.
Pacemen James Pattinson and Nathan Coulter-Nile and spinner Adam Zampa, who were all kept out last year, have won their contracts back. Marcus Harris, who made his Test debut against India in December last year, has also been included.
Pattinson last played in February 2016, before recurring stress fracture that kept him on the sidelines. The 28-year-old underwent surgery and returned to guide his domestic side Victoria regain the Sheffield Shield title. He has made his case stronger to feature in the Ashes in England later this year.
Meanwhile, Mitchell Marsh...