Yeah, they're not shifting the batting order around that much for potentially one game.
I see it a bit like when JL made his way onto a few tours because he could keep wickets if necessary. Was he the next best batter? No. Was he the next best keeper? Of course not. Was he good enough to do...
Javed Mianded was dismissed LBW 8 times in tests in Pakistan.
Even then, Klinger only got selected because half the regular T20 side were in India for a test match that started the next day.
It'll take a lot more than one article from Daniel Cherny to get anyone into an Australian side.
Not saying you are doing this, but I'd caution people against judging players based on their name.
For instance, Hong Kong captain Nizakat Khan was, yep, born in Pakistan but has represented Hong Kong since under 17s, some 15 years ago. Guys like Aizaz Khan and Haroon Arshad are definitely of...
Lowest innings total by South Africa in tests, and the third lowest of any innings this century, ahead only of Pakistan's 53 vs Ireland in 2000 and the Netherlands making 50 vs South Africa in Rotterdam in 2007.
Tom Latham vs Australia, England, India and South Africa: 27.0
Tom Latham vs everyone else: 54.9
FWIW, Kane Williamson vs Australia, England, India and South Africa: 41.7
Kane Williamson vs everyone else: 70.9