Cricket Australia on Tuesday stated it is going to delay making a choice on Will Pucovski’s availability for the fourth and closing Test in opposition to India, giving the opener each alternative to show his fitness as he recovers from a partial dislocation of his shoulder.
CA confirmed that Pucovski suffered a “shoulder subluxation harm”, which is a partial dislocation of the shoulder joint, when the ball of the higher arm bone partly comes out of the socket within the shoulder.
“He’ll proceed relaxation and rehabilitation over the following two days earlier than a choice is made on his fitness for the fourth Vodafone Test match,” a CA spokesperson was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au.
The 22-year-old had harm his proper shoulder after diving for the ball at mid-wicket within the 86th over of India’s innings on the fifth day of the drawn Sydney Test on Monday.
After the dive, Pucovski stayed down for just a few seconds clutching his shoulder as his teammates got here to assist him. The teenager left the sphere on the finish of the over and was despatched for scans, leaving his participation within the closing Test unsure.
Pucovski had hit a composed 62 within the first innings however didn’t make an influence within the second essay and was caught behind for 10 on debut.
He had missed out on the primary two Test as a result of a concussion he suffered after being hit on the pinnacle through the day-night observe match final month.
No further gamers have been introduced into the squad for the ultimate sport.
The ultimate Test in Brisbane will begin on January 15. The collection is locked 1-1 after the third Test led to a draw.