Melbourne: The Australian team has suffered a setback before the Boxing Day Test against Team India from 26 December. Australian batsman Will Pucovski has dropped out of the second Test, but his fellow batsman Joe Burns is scheduled to play in this Test.
Will Pucovski was hit in the head in the first practice match played against India and then dropped out of the match due to concussion.
Due to injury, he could not play in the first Test match and now he has not been fully fit even till the second Test. Because of concussion, now Pukovski will take time to make his debut. Pukowski has been a victim of concussion nine times so far.
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Opener Burns has got the green signal to play in the Boxing Day Test. In the first Test played in Adelaide, a fast ball from Jaspreet Bumrah was hit on Burns’ elbow, due to which he was seen in a lot of trouble.
However, despite the injury, he continued his batting and scored an unbeaten 51 runs. Burns (Joe Burns) injury is not being described as more serious and he is scheduled to play in the second Test.
Apart from this, David Warner can also take the field in the Boxing Day Test. If Warner returns to fit, he can start the innings with Burns. Please tell that Warner has reached Melbourne from Sydney on Saturday.