Matthew Wade out, Alex Carey in


Australia has annonced a 19-member squad for their forthcoming three-Test series in South Africa with batsman Matthew Wade being cut out while wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey and quick bowler Mark Steketee have been given a maiden call-up.


Team Paine will continue to lead the side.


Australia Test squad for tour of South Africa: Tim Paine (c), Sean Abbott, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins (VC), Cameron Green, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, James Pattinson, Will Pucovski, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mark Steketee, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner.


Debutants


Alex Carey (Wicketkeeper-batsman)



Mark Steketee (Right Arm Fast)