AUS Vs SL: Before the fifth and last ODI to be played against Sri Lanka, the Australian team has suffered a major setback. Australia batsman Travis Head has been ruled out of the last ODI match due to injury. He suffered a fielding injury during the fourth ODI in Colombo on Tuesday and mostly due to injuries to the Australian player, he has also been reduced to participating in the first Test starting on June 29 in Galle.
Aaron Finch said, “This decision has been taken as a precaution. Head fields more in the outfield. I am not sure if he will be available for the first Test, but he is definitely not available for the ODIs for tomorrow.” Is.”
If Head is forced to miss the first Test, Australia may look to their ‘A’ squad, currently playing a four-day match against Sri Lanka ‘A’ in Hambantota, as the Test team. Haven’t found any extra players. Australia ‘A’ team has got a left-arm trio in Marcus Harris, Matthew Renshaw and Nick Maddinson.
Sri Lanka has made an invincible lead in the series
Many Australian players have been injured since landing in Sri Lanka. Sean Abbott and Michelle March are already out with injuries. Pacer Kane Richardson has to return home after injuring his hamstring, Marcus Stoinis and Ashton Agar are suffering from side strains, while Mitchell Starc and Steve Smith have also suffered injuries.
After Australia won the T20I series 2-1, Sri Lanka bounced back after winning the ODI series with an unassailable 3-1 lead before the final match of the series on Friday.
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