Matthew Renshaw to join under siege Test squad

Renshaw was dropped for Bancroft ahead of the Ashes after a lean spell on the sub-continent

Renshaw was dropped for Bancroft ahead of the Ashes after a lean spell on the sub-continent

Co-incidentally, Renshaw was dropped from the Australian team for the Ashes series and was replaced by Cameron Bancroft, who has been charged by the ICC after his admission that he tampered the condition of the ball on Day 3 of the third Test in Cape Town.

It remains unclear whether Bancroft will feature in the fourth Test, but he was fined 75 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and handed three demerit points.

Renshaw will fly out out to Johannesburg on Tuesday evening after the completion of the Sheffield Shield final, where Queensland face Tasmania.

A decision on Darren Lehmann's future as Australia coach may also be announced by CA.

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has flown to South Africa and is expected to make an announcement Wednesday regarding the findings of the investigation.

Renshaw, who played 10 Tests after his debut in November 2016, was dumped for Bancroft at the start of the Australian summer after experiencing patchy form in the spring tour of Bangladesh.

"I played them past year for my debut so I've sort of got some idea of what's coming, but I'll just try to enjoy getting back and playing for my country". The Queensland batsman played ten Test matches for Australia country and amassed 623 runs with a best of 184 runs. Nonetheless, it caused a ball-tampering incident to remove Bancroft from the team, and bring back Renshaw.

But Renshaw will not have the chance to immediately celebrate it after being called into the Test squad as suspensions loom following the ball-tampering saga in South Africa.

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