Cricket Australia (CA) on Tuesday confirmed that opening batsman Will Pucovski suffered a shoulder subluxation harm within the Sydney Test and his participation within the fourth and closing Test towards India hangs within the steadiness.
“Australian opener Will Pucovski suffered a shoulder subluxation injury while diving in the field on day five of the third Test at the SCG yesterday. He will continue rest and rehabilitation over the next two days before a decision is made on his fitness for the fourth Test match,” CA stated in an official launch.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) January 12, 2021
No further gamers have been introduced into the squad for the ultimate match, CA stated additional. Pucovski had made his Test debut on the Sydney Cricket Ground. In his debut match, the opener went on to report scores of 64 and eight.
Batting out 258 balls with a fierce home workforce throwing all the pieces it had up its sleeves is not any imply feat. But the Indian duo of Vihari and R Ashwin stood floor and managed to do exactly that as they eked out a attract what was nothing wanting an action-packed fifth day.
Batting out 131 overs — probably the most India have batted within the fourth innings of a Test since 1980 — confirmed precisely what Ashwin meant when he spoke about taking part in like true warriors on the finish of the fourth day’s play on the SCG.
A hamstring harm however, Vihari hit an unbeaten 161-ball 23 whereas Ashwin hit 39 off 128 balls as the 2 defended away any hopes Australia had of registering a win.
With an injured Ravindra Jadeja ready within the pavilion, it was necessary for the 2 to make sure they noticed India to the top and that’s simply what they did because the gamers shook arms with an over left.
India and Australia will lock horns within the fourth and closing Test on the Gabba, Brisbane, starting December 15. The hosts had gained the primary Test, whereas guests got here again strongly within the second Test, and at the moment, the collection stands stage at 1-1.