Moises Henriques added to Australia squad, injured Sean Abbott out for Tests


By: PTI | Sydney |

December 14, 2020 1:39:06 pm

Moises Henriques final performed a Test greater than 4 years in the past in Sri Lanka. (File)

All-rounder Moises Henriques was on Monday added to Australia’s injury-hit squad for the opening Test in opposition to India whereas pacer Sean Abott was dominated out of the match due to a calf pressure.

Henriques, who had missed the three-day second apply recreation due to a low-grade hamstring pressure, cleared the health Test on Monday to return to the Test squad after a spot of 4 years. The opening recreation, a day-nighter, begins on December 17 in Adelaide.

“All-rounder Moises Henriques has been added to Australia’s squad for the first Vodafone Test against India after the hosts’ camp continues to be hit with injury,” a report in mentioned.

Abbott turned the newest Australian participant to be a part of the harm checklist after being selecting up the pressure throughout the second warm-up recreation right here which led to a draw. He is, nonetheless, anticipated to be obtainable for the second Test in Melbourne, which begins on December 26.

Abbott, who had taken three wickets in India’s first innings, is not going to journey with the group to Adelaide.

“Fast bowler Sean Abbott will not travel to Adelaide with Henriques and the remaining Australia squad members from Sydney today after picking up a calf strain in the day-night tour match at the SCG on Saturday.”

Henriques final performed a Test greater than 4 years in the past in Sri Lanka. He made a comeback to the nationwide set-up after three years by that includes within the limited-overs sequence in opposition to India. He is the second participant after Marcus Harris to be added late to the Test squad.

Harris was included within the squad for the opening Test following a spate of accidents, together with David Warner and opener Will Pucovski being dominated out of the primary recreation due to a groin harm.

Cameron Green and Harry Conway had suffered concussions throughout the second warm-up recreation, whereas Jackson Bird ended up with a calf harm.

Among others, Marcus Stoinis was bothered by a facet pressure, Ashton Agar had damage his calf and finger, whereas pacers Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood too had some niggles.

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