If you're an Australian cricket fan struggling to recognise some of the names and faces in the national team, this might explain why.
More players have represented Australia in the past three years than in all of the 1990s combined, Fairfax Media analysis shows.Recognise these faces? Cameron Bancroft, Jason Behrendorff, Chris Tremain and Jhye Richardson have all represented Australia in the past three years. Photo: AAP
The introduction of Twenty20 cricket and a relatively unsettled period in the national Test team have contributed to 67 players being used since November 2014. (How many can you name?)
By contrast, only 65 players represented Australia in the 1990s.
The frequency of Test and one-day matches has not actually increased much in that time, although the introduction of the T20 format has lifted the number of matches played each...