Australia coach Justin Langer conceded he’s “anxious” about Will Pucovski after the teen suffered his ninth concussion however added that he forsees an extended profitable profession for the rookie opener.
Pucovski, who was primed to open within the opening Take a look at in Adelaide beginning on Thursday, was dominated out after struggling a concussion within the first warm-up recreation between Australia A and India A.
“Will has had a number of concussions now. We’re clearly holding a detailed eye on him. He is again dwelling along with his household for the time being,” Langer was quoted as saying by ‘Fox Sports activities’.
Pucovski was hit on the entrance of his protecting tools by India’s reserve pacer Kartik Tyagi. It was the 22-year-old’s ninth concussion, not all from cricket.
Langer stated that the teen would have obtained a saggy inexperienced had the unlucky incident not occurred.
“I am anxious about Will as a result of he bought hit once more the opposite day, and he nearly actually would have performed this primary Take a look at match, so I really feel for him,” the 50-year-old stated.
“He’ll get well effectively then we simply should hold following the protocols. In the event that they undergo the levels and are match for choice then we’ve a selection to pick out them or not … if they do not, it is taken out of our fingers.”
Langer, who himself suffered a number of head knocks, stated bouncers had been a “a part of the sport”.
“It is a part of the sport. Sadly, we get hit. I can solely go from private expertise, what I’ve felt and likewise seen.
“However If you will get via it then there is no cause why you may’t have an extended and really, very profitable home and hopefully worldwide profession,” Langer added.
Three Australian participant suffered concussions lately. After Pucovski was dominated out, promising all-rounder Cameron Inexperienced and bowler Harry Conway sustained concussions throughout the warm-up recreation in opposition to India on the Sydney Cricket Floor final week.