Alastair Kellock is putting his Scotland ambitions on hold while he captains the Barbarians against Australia.
Scotland call up two additional players into his squad as injury cover ahead of the autumn internationals.
Alastair Kellock will lead the Barbarians against Australia at Twickenham this Saturday.
Almost one million tickets have already been snapped up for next year's Rugby World Cup in England.
Vern Cotter has named his 33-man Scotland squad for the autumn internationals, with Grant Gilchrist selected as captain.
Veteran Scotland prop Euan Murray is dreaming of an historic win over New Zealand before he quits the game.
Wasps and Scotland international Ruaridh Jackson No 10 could be out for the season after suffering a serious knee injury
Scotland are to play their autumn test against Tonga on Kilmarnock Football Club's new artificial pitch.
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