The Australian team has taken a setback, as Hazlewood, Cummins, and Warner are scheduled to return to Australia, missing the rest of the series. Although Cummins is expected to return before the third Test in Indore, Warner, and Hazlewood will not. Hazlewood has been unable to recover from an Achilles injury. This injury has kept him out since the New Year’s Test in Sydney. On the other hand, Warner has an elbow injury.
To provide a glimmer of hope for the Australian team, the return of Cameron Green and Mitchell Starc is on the cards. Both players are expected to feature in the upcoming match at Indore. Additionally, the squad will be bolstered by the inclusion of Swepson, who will be joining the team.
WARNER COULDN’T PROVIDE THE START THE AUSSIES NEEDED
The Australian team’s performance in the BGT has left many former players dissatisfied. However, Michael Clarke does not find it surprising that the team is struggling. According to Clarke, the lack of practice in Indian conditions before the tour is making it much more challenging for the visitors. The Aussies declined the proposal to play a practice match, stating that the wickets provided during the Ind vs Aus series would be different.
Warner had a pretty ordinary performance in the three innings he batted. In the second test, Warner was hit by two of Siraj’s bouncers. He was ruled out of the test after getting concussed. So, Warner have to go home to get better because he broke his elbow in the first innings of the second Test.
Ashton Agar and Matt Renshaw might also have to go home, according to the Nine papers. Murphy has a sore side that made it hard to play in the final innings of the second Test. The coach, Andrew McDonald, hopes that Murphy will be okay for the third Test.
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