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Australia call up Bollinger in place of Hilfenhaus

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Fast bowler Doug Bollinger will replace the injured Ben Hilfenhaus in Australia’s Test squad for the tour of West Indies.

Hilfenhaus has suffered a recurrence of a stress fracture in his lower back.

‘Obviously this is very disappointing for Ben,’ Cricket Australia (CA) chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch said in a statement on Tuesday.

‘However, given the amount of cricket facing the Australian side in all forms of the game over the next 18 months, a conservative approach to the management of his back injury is best to ensure he makes a full recovery.

‘This presents a great opportunity for Doug Bollinger who had a great season for New South Wales until injury ruled him out of the last couple of games of the season.’

Left-armer Bollinger, 26, suffered a fractured foot in February but has recovered and will undergo a fitness test before taking his place in the tour party. Australia play three Tests in West Indies, starting on May 22 in Jamaica.

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