Queensland Batsman Matthew Renshaw To Fly to South Africa

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Left-hander Renshaw had played a big part in Queensland's Sheffield Shield-winning squad.

Renshaw will fly out immediately after the Sheffield Shield Final in Brisbane later on Tuesday to join up with his teammates in Johannesburg.

Smith is already suspended for the fourth Test, with more sanctions looming as Cricket Australia investigate the incident.

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Cricket Australia (CA) is expected to make an announcement about its investigation into the ball-tampering incident on Tuesday (South Africa time).

Incidentally, Renshaw was dropped ahead of the Ashes owing to his poor form and replaced by Cameron Bancroft - one of the two players, alongside Steve Smith, to be charged by the ICC after their confession to tamper the condition of the ball on Day 3 of the third Test in Cape Town.

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Renshaw was replaced by Bancroft for this summer's Ashes series but has surged back into the fray with hundreds in three consecutive Shield games. The Queensland batsman played ten Test matches for Australia country and amassed 623 runs with a best of 184 runs. Matthew Renshaw's inclusion comes after Cameron Bancroft's ball-tampering attempt was caught on camera.

"I played them a year ago for my debut so I've sort of got some idea of what's coming, but I'll just try to enjoy getting back and playing for my country".

Renshaw, who is fifth on the chart of the leading run-getters in the competition, will leave for Johannesburg this evening before the fourth and final Test against South Africa begins on Friday.

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