Australia is in desperate need of batting reinforcements and testers’ prayers may be answered prior to the New Year’s match.
The Australian test side is in desperate need of batting reinforcements and the team’s prayers could be answered prior to the New Year’s match against India.
As Fox Sports reporter Tom Morris first revealedVictorian batter Will Pukowski is expected to be able to participate in the Gava Skull Trophy, the third test on the border.
Pukowski suffered a concussion after being hit by a bouncer during a tour match between Australia A and India A in Drummoyne Oval earlier this month.
It was the ninth reported concussion at the age of 22 in six years.
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However, Pukowski has been reported to have recovered from prolonged symptoms and will be able to make a choice if he receives a green light from a neurologist.
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“He will be able to play in this third test, or at least take part in that test,” Morris told Fox Cricket Tuesday morning.
“In my understanding, in order for him to be medically cleared to play, he only needs to check the procedure.
“From a health point of view, he should be okay to play.”
According to The Daily Telegraph Benhorn, The National Selection Committee held an emergency meeting on Tuesday morning to discuss the health of Pukowski with David Warner.
The selection committee will want to give Pukowski a test debut in the New Year’s test at the expense of Joe Burns in the opening round.
However, Pukowski must be quarantined for three days before entering the Australian test team bubble.
in the meantime, Uncertainty remains as to whether Warner will be available for the third test He recovers from an inguinal injury he suffered during the day’s series against India.
Pukowski made the headline last month after looting for Victoria at Sheffield Shield for the second consecutive century.
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Following his horrifying head knock at Dramone, Sydney Thunder Captain Karam Ferguson said he was “staggered” that capless geniuses had not yet been ruled out. For the entire four test series
“I can’t see them playing Pukowski. To be honest, I’m surprised we’re still talking about it,” Ferguson told the ABC Grandstand last week.
“He hit his head so much.
“In the last couple of years, another player took off his helmet, looked at it, said,’Yeah, that’s okay,’ and he put it back and left it on the field. I hit him to leave. batting.
“I can’t believe we’re talking about returning a 22-year-old youth to the test side to confront this Indian attack.”
Australia’s great Shane Warne reiterated Ferguson’s comment on Fox Cricket.
“I’m really worried about Pukowski,” Warn said Tuesday afternoon. “I’m worried about his happiness.
“I want to see him play cricket before he returns to international cricket.”
The third test between Australia and India will begin on Thursday, January 7th.
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