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Marsh goes into bat for Voges

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Shaun Marsh has backed State captain Adam Voges to be included on Australia’s tours of the Carribean and the United Kingdom later this year.

Australia will play a two-Test series against the West Indies in June before they head to England for the Ashes in July.

Marsh played in Australia’s most recent Test against India at the SCG along with Joe Burns, but both captain Michael Clarke and all-rounder Mitch Marsh were unavailable due to injury.

Voges scored 1358 runs at 104.46 with six centuries and a top score of 249 this summer.

Cricket Australia will name the squad for the two-Test tour of the Carribean next week and Marsh said he Voges deserved to be included after an "unbelievable" season.

"He has to be in the mix now. He’s had an outstanding summer, leading run scorer in the country," said Marsh.

"Full credit to Adam, he’s a fantastic fella around the group, he’s a great leader and he’s lead from the front for the whole season.

"It would have been nice to cap it off for him today with the season he has had."

"Hopefully Vogesy is a busy man in the winter."  

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