Australia name Will Pucovski and Cameron Green among five uncapped players in squad for India Test series | Cricket News

first_imgPucovski rejoins the Test squad nearly two years after narrowly missing out on a debut against Sri Lanka. The right-hander was widely tipped to be included in the Test series against Pakistan last summer but ruled himself out of selection due to wellbeing problems.He also withdrew himself from the Test squad against Sri Lanka during the 2018/19 home summer and took a six-week break from cricket for his mental health.Green, meanwhile, has performed with the bat but has only recently returned to bowling after a back injury.India beat Paine’s team 2-1 in 2018/19, becoming the first Asian side to triumph in a Test series on Australian soil.The countries will contest four Tests, starting on December 17 in Adelaide, once the white-ball series – consisting of three ODIs and three T20s – are concluded.Australia squad: Tim Paine (capt), Sean Abbott, Joe Burns, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, James Pattinson, Will Pucovski, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade, David Warner Marcus Harris (left) congratulates fellow Victorian Will Pucovski on reaching his century against Western Australia on Monday
Marcus Harris (left) congratulates fellow Victorian Will Pucovski on reaching his century against Western Australia on Monday

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