Australian opening batsman Will Pucovski failed a health check Thursday and was dominated out of the series-deciding fourth Test towards India, with Marcus Harris taking his place. The 22-year-old, who made his debut within the drawn third Test at Sydney, cracking a formidable 62 within the first innings, dislocated his shoulder whereas fielding within the match. “Will Pucovski will not play tomorrow,” mentioned Australia captain Tim Paine.
“He tried to coach this morning and did not fairly come up, so he may have a bit of labor to do with our medicos, I’d think about, to see the place he goes from right here.
“He’s lacking this Test match and Marcus Harris will exchange him.”
Paine added that barring late mishaps, it could possible be the one change to the workforce that performed the tense drawn Test in Sydney, leaving the four-match sequence locked at 1-1 heading into Brisbane.
Harris, who made his debut towards India at Adelaide two years in the past, has performed 9 Tests however not featured since Australia retained the Ashes in England final 12 months.
“He’ll are available in and open the batting and searching ahead to seeing what he can do,” mentioned Paine. “He’s a no fuss, superb participant.”
Australia (possible): David Warner, Marcus Harris, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade, Cameron Green, Tim Paine (capt), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood
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