Australian pacer James Pattinson has been dominated out of the upcoming Sydney Check in opposition to India, the Cricket Australia confirmed by way of an announcement on Monday. The bowler injured his ribs after a fall at dwelling.
“Quick bowler James Pattinson has been dominated out of our Australian squad for the third #AUSvIND Vodafone Check with bruised ribs. He won’t get replaced within the squad and shall be assessed additional forward of the Brisbane Check match,” stated the Australian cricket board within the assertion.
With Pattinson dominated out of the penultimate Check of the four-match collection, Michael Neser has solely Sean Abbott to compete with for a spot within the enjoying XI. The all-rounder was seen doing responsibility fairly a couple of occasions instead through the second Check in Melbourne.
Pattinson final performed in opposition to India in a tour match within the lead-up to the opening Check of the collection, choosing up three wickets.
He has taken 81 wickets in 21 outings for Australia at a median of 26.33 and final featured in a Check in opposition to New Zealand final January.
The 30-year-old Pattinson was not included within the enjoying XI within the first two Exams and was unlikely to be part of the third match as properly, with Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon forming a four-pronged bowling assault.
(With PTI Inputs)