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newscricket5 months ago

Reports | Will Pucovski might require shoulder surgery and possibly miss domestic cricket

Australian opener Will Pucovski may well have to miss the Australia domestic season as there are chances that he might undergo shoulder surgery. The young opener had injured his shoulder while fielding against India in the Sydney Test after he was ruled out of the series and missed the Gabba Test.
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newscricket6 months ago

Don’t think I’m in contention for Test return; Australia got more than enough, admits Glenn Maxwell

Despite Australia’s loss against India and a middle-order shambles, Glenn Maxwell has admitted that he isn’t in contention for a possible Test return. While stating that Australia have enough players, he warned that it is a double-edged sword for him to push his case in red-ball cricket.
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newscricket6 months ago

Captain asked me if I could bowl with injury, I said ‘yes’ without second thoughts, reveals Navdeep Saini

India’s Navdeep Saini, who battled through injury in the fourth Test at the Gabba, revealed that it was heart-shattering to get injured mid-match, but stated that he had no hesitation in bowling through pain upon the captain’s request. Saini also stated that he expects to get fully fit very soon.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs AUS | Will Pucovski ruled out of fourth Test; Marcus Harris to open alongside Warner

Young Australian opener Will Pucovski has sustained a shoulder injury and hence has been ruled out of the fourth Test starting Friday, and will be replaced by fellow Victorian Marcus Harris at the top of the order. Harris, who also has been in fine form, last played a Test at The Oval in 2019.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs AUS | Tim Paine is an outstanding leader and he has my 100 per cent support, expresses Justin Langer

Despite Tim Paine’s awful Test as a skipper, Justin Langer has expressed that Paine has his 100 percent backing and will continue to be a skipper for a long time. On the other hand, Langer was optimistic about Pucovski’s chances and also came in support of Steve Smith following the incident.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs AUS | Thought I’d be ridiculously nervous but it wasn't that bad in the end, feels Will Pucovski

Debutant Will Pucovski, who scored a fifty at the SCG today, stated that he thought he would be pretty nervous out there but thankfully, it wasn’t the case for him at the end. The Victorian youngster has further added that Thursday was his most favourite day ever in his cricketing career.
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featurecricket7 months ago

IND vs AUS | SCG Day 1 Talking Points: Half-fit Warner and Pucovski’s baptism of fire

After winning the toss and batting first, Australia threatened to repeat their MCG shenanigans, yet level-headed, dominant displays from the trio of Pucovski, Labuschagne and Smith ensured the hosts edged ahead on Day 1. India, uncharacteristically, though, were not at their usual disciplined self.
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newscricket7 months ago

Twitter reacts to Rishabh ‘Australian’ Pant falsely claiming Pucovski’s catch despite clearly grassing it

Rishabh Pant had a horror start to Day 1 after putting down a sitter off the bowling of Ashwin, but just when it looked like he’d made amends for it overs later, replays found the youngster guilty. Pant channeled his inner Aussie by claiming a grounded catch, for which he got chastised on Twitter.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs AUS | Tim Paine hints at Warner-Pucovski combination for Sydney Test

Ahead of the Sydney Test, both camps are circling around their opening combination - with Tim Paine suggesting at a new-look opening pair for the hosts, which will push Wade back into the middle order. However, Paine refused to reveal the playing XI, living by the Australian tradition this series.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs AUS | David Warner is pretty determined to play; very likely to feature, expresses Justin Langer

Justin Langer, ahead of the Sydney Test, has expressed that Warner is pretty determined to play and is almost certain to play in Sydney despite not being entirely fit. Langer also hinted that there would be some changes for the hosts, which would be determined following the afternoon net session.
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