20 year old Phil Hughes likes a challenge and will be tossed into the cauldron of Test cricket against the world's most lethal pace attack in South Africa after being picked as one of two openers in the squad for the tour.
Other surprise picks for a new look Aussie team are spinner Bryce McGain and batsman Marcus North.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2009 RSA v AUS 1st Test
Series Tagged in ClipDex2009 RSA v AUS Test Serie ...
Players Tagged in ClipDexHughes, Phillip Clarke, Michael J Ponting, Ricky T Katich, Simon M McGain, Bryce
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