Rookie Australian opener Will Pucovski was on Thursday dominated out of the fourth Test in opposition to India after failing to get better from his shoulder damage and might be changed by Marcus Harris.
Skipper Tim Paine mentioned Pucovski, who made a half-century in his debut recreation in Sydney, couldn’t clear the health take a look at on the eve of the sport. He injured his proper shoulder on day 5 of the drawn third Test.
“Will Pucovski won’t play tomorrow. He tried to train this morning and didn’t quite come up so, he would have a bit of work to do I imagine with our medicos to see where he goes from here but I think he is obviously missing this Test match,” Paine mentioned on the pre-match digital press convention.
“…Marcus Harris will replace him and there will be some discussions around Will’s recovery and what that looks like, I am not sure at the moment. Marcus Harris will come in, open the batting and looking forward to seeing what he can do,” Paine added
Harris has been travelling with the Australia squad by the sequence however final performed a Test in the course of the Ashes final yr. The southpaw, who has scored 385 runs in 9 Tests, is the one change in Australia’s eleven within the sequence deciding recreation. The sequence is tied 1-1 after the Sydney Test led to a dramatic draw.