Clarke doesn't need to worry if a player falls to injury

THE Australian Test team left the country this week for a tour of South Africa and if one of the touring party falls to injury there will be plenty of capable back ups available and in good form.

One of them is Bundaberg's Patrick Louge who flies out Monday with the Australian over Sixty's cricket team for it inaugural tour of the continent to play 15 matches.

LONG INNINGS: Patrick Louge is representing Queensland in the over 60's in cricket. Photo: Simon Young / NewsMail
LONG INNINGS: Patrick Louge is representing Queensland in the over 60's in cricket. Photo: Simon Young / NewsMail Simon Young

In a sign of the ever-lasting strength of Queensland's veteran cricketers six of the 15-man squad are from the sunshine state with the rest from New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.



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