Australia’s Will Pucovski named in the select group for Chennai ahead of India series Australia’s preparation for next year’s crucial Test series in India has begun with the news that eight players have been roped in to prepare for sub-continental conditions. I will go to the academy.
The 2023 World Test Championship finals:-
The battle for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in India early next year is expected to be crucial in deciding who will reach the final of the 2023 World Test Championship.
Australia has wasted no time in preparing a host of players who can feature during the series.
The prodigious batting genius Will Pucovski, among a group of eight players who will take part in the 10-day camp next month, remains the right-handed batsman on the national selectors’ minds despite several recent struggles.
The 24-year-old played his only Test match against India in early 2021, scoring 62 and 10 during the drawn Test match at the SCG as Virat Kohli’s side claimed the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a 2-1 series finish. Victory.
South Australia Opener Henry Hunt:-
Joining Pucovski in Chennai is promising South Australia opener Henry Hunt and West Australians Josh Phillippe, Teague Wylie, and Cooper Connolly, and spinners Matt Kuhneman, Todd Murphy, and Tanveer Sangha.
Phillip has already played three ODIs and 10 T20Is for Australia and could be in contention for next year’s Test tour, while three spinners were recently involved in Australia A’s tour of Sri Lanka.
The eight players will train with local players and take part in two-day and one-day matches within the camp block, with former Sri Lanka all-rounder Thilan Samaraweera coaching the youth group and Australia great Glenn McGrath also joining the coaching staff.
National selector Tony Dodemide will also travel with the players as tour manager. And the former Australia all-rounder is looking forward to the experience.
Exciting to offer a unique experience:-
“It is exciting to renew the partnership with MRF Academy. And to provide a truly unique experience to this group of young players,” Dodemide said in a statement.
“Some have visited the subcontinent in the past, so this trip will further hone their skills. While others gain valuable new experience in these testing conditions,” he said.
As part of the exchange, India pacers Chetan Sakariya. And Mukesh Choudhary will travel to Australia to play in the local T20 competition. And train with home team Queensland.
Eight-player Australia squad: 1. Cooper Connolly, 2. Henry Hunt, 3. Matt Kuhneman, 4. Todd Murphy, 5. Josh Phillippe, 6. Will Pucovski, 7. Tanveer Sangha, 8. Teague Wylie.