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Jos Hazlewood Ruled Out Of The WTC Final, Neser Joins The Team

Jos Hazlewood Ruled Out Of The WTC Final, Neser Joins The Team

In preparation for this week’s World Test Championship match, Michael Neser has been added to Australia’s 15-man roster.

Josh Hazlewood was dropped from Australia’s squad for the one-off match against India beginning on Wednesday, leaving Scott Boland in the driver’s seat to play in this week’s World Test Championship final.

In preparation for Australia’s six-Test tour of the UK, Hazlewood has recently participated in training sessions in Formby and Beckenham at full strength.

However, he is still dealing with a left Achilles problem and a side injury that flared up during the most recent Indian Premier League.

Due to a string of injuries, Hazlewood has only participated in four Test matches over the past three years

Chair of Selectors George Bailey said, “Josh was very, very close to getting the go-ahead. But we are cognizant that our upcoming schedule means this is not a one-off Test match for us”.

Michael County has been playing well lately. He knows that he would be nearby and allowed him to keep playing. He allowed us to use him when necessary. The fast bowling group would be much stronger with him on board.

”Josh will have the perfect lead-up to Edgbaston thanks to this. We will need every bit of our fast bowling talent with six Test matches coming up in just over seven weeks”.

”Even though his team is motivated to capture their first WTC crown, coach Andrew McDonald said that managing their fast bowlers must take into account the short turnaround to the Ashes five-test series”.

”’We don’t want to get too far ahead”, McDonald told reporters, so we must take that into consideration.

”Although we are eager to play in the WTC final. We must immediately shift our focus to England and the Ashes after that. Short turnarounds are available there. That is nothing new for us”.

”Therefore, management issues will always need to be taken into account. I would also say that there will be some moving parts among the quicks”.

While Neser and Sean Abbott were not included in Australia’s extended 17-man group for the first three Tests of the UK tour.

Given the other pace options in the squad for the WTC Final, which begins on Wednesday (7:30 p.M. AEST).

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