travis head will be looking to transfer his fine odi form into t20 cricket when australia return to action in the zimbabwe twenty20 tri-series next week.
the worcestershire 2018 overseas play is one of the youngest members of 14 strong squad who will be competing against the host nation and pakistan.
only jhye richardson and billy stanlake are younger than the 24-year-old head with aaron finch leading the side.
australian will play a maximum of five t20s in a week if they reach the final.
it will mean head being well tuned in to the short format of the game for when he returns to New Road for the vitality blast.
head was one of the few australian batsmen amongst the runs in the odi series against england this month.
he scored three successive half centuries in his country’s 5-0 whitewash by eoin morgan’s number one ranked side.
head then made 15 in the solitary t20 at edgbaston.
all the matches will be played in harare including the final on july 8.
head played five specsavers county championship and four royal london one-day cup games for worcestershire before linking up with australia.
july 1 – zimbabwe v pakistan
july 2 – australia v pakistan
july 3 – zimbabwe v australia
july 4 – zimbabwe v pakistan
july 5 – australia v pakistan
july 6 – zimbabwe v australia
july 8 – final