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McDermott and Harris in Chairman's XI squad

Promising Queensland pace bowler Alister McDermott and Western Australia batsman Marcus Harris are set to be among England's opponents in their tour match in Alice Springs.

Cricket Australia announced a 12-man Chairman's XI squad for the two-day tour match, starting on November 29 between the first and second Ashes Tests.

McDermott, the 22-year-old son of former Australia seamer and current bowling coach Craig, is in the line-up alongside opener Harris - who made a first-innings half-century against England in their tour opener at the WACA two weeks ago.

The Chairman's XI will be captained by left-arm spinner Michael Beer, and also includes 16-year-old all-rounder Jake Doran and one-day international seamer Kane Richardson.

Former England bowling coach Troy Cooley and ex-England Test batsman Graeme Hick will coach the tourists' opponents.

Cricket Australia Chairman's XI squad: Michael Beer (captain), Steve Cazzulino, Jake Doran, Marcus Harris, Michael Hill, Alexander Keath, Josh Lalor, Alister McDermott, James Muirhead, Kane Richardson, Luke Robins, Ashton Turner.

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