It was all following a hauntingly familiar script for Mitch Marsh.
Just two matches into the T20 World Cup, Marsh was axed from Australia’s XI, and destined to leave another promise unfulfilled.
The right-hander had entered the tournament as Australia’s most in-form white ball batter following a steady rise since late 2019.
An extended run in the team and a chance to become one of Australia’s go-to players beckoned.
Just two games later it appeared to have turned to dust once again when he was dropped for Ashton Agar.
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