Katherine-born D'Arcy Short has been selected in the Australia "A" one-day squad to tour England.
The National Selection Panel announced its 14-player squad for the Australia A Tour of England starting on June 20.
The tour will see Australia A play five one day matches against County teams while the ICC World Cup is underway.
"This will provide us with the appropriate coverage to bring players into the Australian World Cup squad if required," chairman of selectors, Trevor Hohns, said:
"Australia A will open its tour of England with a one-day match against Northamptonshire at The County Ground, Northamptonshire."
International cricket superstar D'Arcy Short has taken out the NT's top sporting honour, the NT Sportsperson of the Year.
The Australia "A" squad is:
Travis Head (c) (South Australia)
Matthew Wade (Tasmania)
Will Pucovski (Victoria)
Peter Handscomb (Victoria)
Ashton Turner (Western Australia)
Mitch Marsh (vc) (Western Australia)
D'Arcy Short (Western Australia)
Kurtis Patterson (New South Wales)
Ashton Agar (Western Australia)
Michael Neser (Queensland)
James Pattinson (Victoria)
Josh Hazlewood (vc) (New South Wales)
Kane Richardson (South Australia)
Sean Abbott (New South Wales)
D'Arcy Short has shown his exceptional skill and talent for the breadth of his career and continues to achieve excellence.
The Katherine-born cricketer is on a trajectory which will one day take him into the national Test team, according to many.
Players in the Australian "A" side are on stand-by for the national One Day and Test teams should they be required.
In January 2018, D'Arcy made the highest individual score in a Big Bash League match, scoring 122 not out off 69 balls against Brisbane Heat.
During the tournament D'Arcy scored a total of 578 runs, including five half-centuries and a century, the most runs by any player in the competition history.
He also took three wickets during the season and was named Player of the Tournament.
Darcy made his T20 International debut for Australia against New Zealand on February 3, 2018 and made his One Day International debut for Australia against England on June 16, 2018.
In June 2018, he along with Aaron Finch registered the highest ever opening partnership of 223 runs in a T20 International match against Zimbabwe.
The partnership of 223 between Finch and Short is also the highest partnership for any wicket in a T20 International and also marked the first ever instance of a 200+ run stand in a T20 International match for any wicket.
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