Brisbane: Before the fourth Test match against India, the Australian team suffered a big setback. William Pucovski, who debuted in the Sydney Test, is out of the Brisbane Test. While playing in the third Test, Pukowski suffered a shoulder injury.
Harris joins team in place of Pukowski
The Australian team replaced Marcus Harris in the final-11, replacing William Pucovski. The fourth Test match will start in Gaba from Friday.
Pukowski (William Pucovski) made his debut from the match played at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). On Thursday morning, he failed to pass the fitness test.
Australian captain Tim Paine said that Marcus Harris would start the innings with David Warner.
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Penn (Tim Paine) cricket.com wrote, quoting Penn, ‘Pukovsky tried to train and he could not do well. He will do some work together with our medical team, but he will not play in the fourth Test match. Harris will replace him.
Harris has not played Test cricket since Ashes-2019.
Penn (Tim Paine) said, ‘Harris knows a lot about us and he is a great player. He has been in our hub for a long time. He has done very well in Sheffield Shield cricket and he deserves the opportunity.
The four-match series is currently 1–1.
Australian team: Tim Paine (captain-wicketkeeper), David Warner, Marcus Harris, Marnus Labushan, Steve Smith, Matthew Wade, Cameron Green, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood.