Harris and Khawaja in for Lord's Test

London, July 18 (IANS) Pacer Ryan Harris and left-handed batsman Usman Khawaja have been included in the playing eleven by Australia for the second Test starting here at Lord's Thursday.

The Australian management has dropped fast bowler Mitchell Strac and batsman Ed Cowan, after their poor show in the first Test which Australia lost by 14 runs.

Mitchell Starc took five wickets and Cowan could only manage 14 runs in the first Test.

Harris will make a comeback after more than a year and Khawaja played his last Test in December 2011 against New Zealand at Hobart.

Australia: Shane Watson, Chris Rogers, Usman Khawaja, Michael Clarke (captain), Steve Smith, Phil Hughes, Brad Haddin, Ashton Agar, Peter Siddle, James Pattinson, Ryan Harris.

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