Hit on the elbow in the course of the pink-ball sequence opener, Australia’s Joe Burns was on Sunday cleared to play the second Take a look at towards India, however younger Will Pucovski was dominated out as he continues to recuperate from concussion.
Burns suffered a nasty blow on his elbow off a Jasprit Bumrah supply in the course of the first Take a look at at Adelaide which Australia gained by eight wickets to take a 1-Zero lead within the four-match sequence.
“Joe Burns has been cleared of great harm to his arm, whereas concussed younger gun Will Pucovski has been dominated out of a Boxing Day Take a look at debut,” a report in ‘The West Australian’ stated.
With Australia grappling with accidents within the run-up to the sequence, there have been doubts that Burns too may be a part of the checklist however scans cleared all fears of any main harm to his arm.
Pucovski was set to make his debut within the first Take a look at after David Warner was dominated out because of a groin harm. However he was hit on the helmet in the course of the first warm-up, ruling him out of the opening day-night Take a look at.In line with the report, “Australia are adopting an understandably conservative strategy because the Victorian (Pucovski) recovers from his ninth concussion.”
Warner, who was flown out to Melbourne on Saturday because of the sudden outbreak in Sydney, can also be racing towards time to get match for the Boxing day Take a look at.