India vs Australia: Will Pucovski is uncertain for fourth Check after struggling a shoulder harm.© AFP
Cricket Australia (CA) on Tuesday confirmed that opening batsman Will Pucovski suffered a shoulder subluxation harm in the Sydney Test and his participation within the fourth and closing Check towards India hangs within the steadiness. “Australian opener Will Pucovski suffered a shoulder subluxation harm whereas diving within the subject on day 5 of the third Check on the SCG yesterday. He’ll proceed relaxation and rehabilitation over the subsequent two days earlier than a call is made on his health for the fourth Check match,” CA stated in an official launch.
No further gamers have been introduced into the squad for the ultimate match, CA stated additional. Pucovski had made his Check debut on the Sydney Cricket Floor.
In his debut match, the opener went on to document scores of 64 and eight.
Batting out 258 balls with a fierce house workforce throwing all the things it had up its sleeves isn’t any imply feat.
However the Indian duo of Hanuma Vihari and Ravichandran Ashwin stood floor and managed to do exactly that as they eked out a attract what was nothing in need of an action-packed fifth day.
Batting out 131 overs — probably the most India have batted within the fourth innings of a Check since 1980 — confirmed precisely what Ashwin meant when he spoke about enjoying 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 essential for the 2 to make sure they noticed India to the top and that’s simply what they did because the gamers shook palms with an over left.
India and Australia will play the fourth and closing Check at The Gabba, Brisbane, starting December 15.
The hosts had received the primary Check whereas guests got here again strongly within the second Check, and presently, the sequence stands degree at 1-1.
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