7 Year Old Leg Spinner Added To Australian Cricket Team

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You could have wondered about what the title is? That’s Ok, it sounds strange to me also. It is an heartwarming gesture from the Australian Cricket Team. They will be allowing Archie to share the Australian Cricket Team dressing though he would not be playing.

Australia have included seven-year-old Archie Schiller in their squad for the upcoming Boxing Day Test against India.

Archie has been named co-captain and will lead the Australian players as they step on to the field at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground. The news was confirmed by Aussie skipper Tim Paine at BUPA Family Day at Yarra Park.

Australian skipper Tim Paine gushed, “When his dad asked him what he wanted to do, he (Archie) said ‘I want to captain Australia’. I think it’s been picked up along the way and we’re rapt to have someone like that around. He adds a bit of perspective I think.”

The wicket-keeper captain added, “Sometimes we live a life, it’s very good, but you can be consumed in your own life at times, so to have someone like that around is actually really inspiring for our group. It’s great to have him around and we look forward to his debut on Boxing Day.”

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