Australia captain Pat Cummins at risk of missing 3-match ODI series vs India due to suspected broken wrist, Full Report Here
After playing the fifth Ashes Test with a suspected fractured wrist, Australia's captain Pat Cummins may be forced to miss the three-match ODI series against India next month. Details about what happened to Cummins' left wrist are being withheld by Cricket Australia.
The Aussies are going to India to play an ODI series, and the first game is set to go off on September 22 in Mohali.
The 'Sydney Morning Herald' reports that doctors have not ruled out the possibility of a fracture despite initial assessments ruling it out. The two persons who provided this information were not licenced to talk publicly about the topic.
Last week, on the first day of the last Ashes Test at the Oval, the Australian speed spearhead hurt his wrist. when the injury did not seem to affect Cummins' bowling, the captain's anguish when batting was clear and he played the rest of the Test with a severely strapped wrist.
Nonetheless, Cummins was supposed to take some time off after playing in six Tests in two months, including the World Test Championship final against India.
Australia's forthcoming white-ball assignments, which include a tour of South Africa and India, are expected to have their respective squads announced by CA next week.
In Cummins' absence, Mitchell Marsh will serve as leader. The all-rounder is also in the running to lead Australia in Twenty20 internationals.
In India earlier this year, when Cummins wasn't present, star hitter Steve Smith commanded Australia.
Starting on August 30, Australia will take on South Africa in three Twenty20 Internationals and five One-Day Internationals before heading to India for the ODIs.