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I'm not done with yet: Shaun Marsh

AAP logoAAP 26/12/2016 Justin Chadwick

Fit-again batsman Shaun Marsh insists he still has plenty to offer in Test and one-day cricket, but says he's not going to put too much pressure on himself.

Marsh will make his return from a broken finger when he fronts up for the Perth Scorchers in Tuesday night's BBL clash with the Sydney Sixers at the SCG.

The 33-year-old remains a long shot to earn a Test recall for the third Test against Pakistan at the SCG, starting on January 3.

But he remains firmly in the frame for next year's four-Test tour of India.

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell believes selectors should rule a permanent line through Marsh's name, saying the left-hander is too injury prone and shouldn't be considered for Test selection ever again.

But Marsh is adamant he's not done with yet.

"I still feel fairly young in cricket terms. I still feel like I've got a lot to offer at the top level," Marsh said.

"I'm just looking forward to getting out there tomorrow for the Scorchers, trying to score some runs in the next couple of games, and see where it takes me.

"I'm not going to put too much pressure on myself. I'm going to go out there and have a bit of fun."

Marsh has been hampered by soft tissue injuries throughout his career.

But it's been a finger injury that's blighted him for the past four months.

Marsh first broke the little finger in his left hand while fielding in an ODI game against Sri Lanka in August.

And he broke it again while fielding in the first Test against South Africa at the WACA Ground in November

Marsh bravely batted on with the injury to post scores of 63 and 15 against South Africa.

But he's no guarantee to regain his Test spot after selectors decided to overhaul the ageing squad, introducing a raft of new stars.

Newcomers Matt Renshaw and Peter Handscomb have flourished since earning call-ups, but Nic Maddinson is yet to fire and is under pressure to keep his spot.

Marsh initially aimed to be back in time for the Boxing Day Test, but said he was glad he gave his finger extra time to recover.

"Because it was a re-break, they thought they'd give it a bit longer this time," Marsh said.

"I was pretty eager to try to get out there as early as possible. But the six weeks is probably a good idea. Touch wood it's all behind me now.

"It's feeling really good. I started facing bowlers last week and I caught a few balls. I had no issues."

Marsh will be aiming to score bulk runs in Tuesday's clash with the Sixers, and Thursday's encounter against the Melbourne Renegades at Etihad Stadium.

The Scorchers started their summer with a thumping 48-run win over the Adelaide Strikers last week.

Former Test star Mitchell Johnson snared 3-33 in that match.

But the prized Scorchers recruit has been rested against the Sixers in order to manage his workload for the rest of the tournament.

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