Marcus Harris has been added to the Australia squad for the first Take a look at of the Four-match collection vs India.© Twitter
Cricket Australia (CA) on Saturday showed that batsman Marcus Harris has been added to Australia males’s squad for the primary Take a look at of the four-match collection towards India on the Adelaide Oval. Harris has been drafted into the squad following affirmation of David Warner and Will Pucovski no longer being to be had for variety in Adelaide. David Warner had injured his adductor muscle whilst fielding all through the second one ODI towards India on the Sydney Cricket Flooring (SCG), whilst Pucovski sustained a concussion whilst batting for Australia A within the excursion tournament towards India at Drummoyne Oval closing week. Each batsmen will now goal a go back to staff for for the Boxing Day Take a look at.
“Given the spate of accidents in fresh weeks, we are lucky so as to convey a participant of Marcus’ calibre into the Take a look at squad. Marcus has been in remarkable shape for Victoria this season and has had the good thing about dealing with India’s bowlers in each three-day excursion suits at Drummoyne and underneath lighting fixtures on the SCG,” Nationwide Selector Trevor Hohns used to be quoted as pronouncing in an professional unlock.
“On the identical time, we’re disillusioned for David and Will that they are going to no longer be to be had for the primary Vodafone Take a look at. Now we have taken a conservative means in managing Will since he sustained the concussion and hope he and David can be again to complete well being forward of the Boxing Day Take a look at,” he added.
Harris has represented Australia in 9 Take a look at suits and used to be within the squad who retained the Ashes in England closing yr.
He has scored 355 runs at a median of 118.33 in two Sheffield Protect suits for Victoria this season, highlighted by means of an excellent 239 towards South Australia.
India and Australia conflict within the first Take a look at at Adelaide Oval, starting December 17. The competition can be performed underneath lighting fixtures as this can be a pink-ball Take a look at.
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