Josh Hazlewood is out of the Gabba Test, and Australia has announced their team

In a disappointing setback for the Australian paceman. Josh Hazlewood will not play in the first Test match against South Africa at the Gabba. Michael Neser will now make his long-awaited return to the starting XI. After the 31-year-old suffered a low-grade left side strain prior to the pink-ball match in Adelaide against the West Indies.

However, Fox Cricket’s Kath Loughnan disclosed to Fox Sports News on Sunday afternoon that Hazlewood was not anticipated to recover in time for the series opener against the Proteas in Brisbane, which begins on Saturday. “He is sleeping and recovering at home right now.” Neser and West Australian quick Lance Morris were retained in the 14-player. The Brisbane Test squad was announced on Monday morning.

Pat Cummins, captain of the Australian Test team. Is expected to return for the Gabba Test after missing the day-night match this week with a quad complaint. In light of this, we decided to keep Lance Morris and Michael Neser in the lineup for this game. Both Michael and Scott Boland performed admirably in Adelaide.

Their performances, which backed up what they had accomplished in the past, impressed us as usual. Lance is a promising young player who will benefit from spending time with the team. With so much cricket ahead of us. “We continue to explore opportunities to enhance and retain our fast-bowling experience and depth.”

It’s a stressful snapshot of history repeating itself for Hazlewood, who missed four Remains Tests the previous summer because of a comparable physical issue. The New South Welshman’s setback makes it possible for Queensland seamer Neser or Victorian paceman Scott Boland to keep their places in the Australian starting XI for the Gabba Test.

Neser has been terrorizing Sheffield Shield batters at the Gabba for years, but Boland has a remarkable Test record, averaging 10.00 with the bat after four matches. However, Boland appears to have moved ahead of the pack after scoring a triple-wicket maiden against the West Indies on Saturday evening.
Ricky Ponting, a former Australian Test captain, stated to Channel 7.

“Absolutely no-brainer – Scott Boland will get picked every day of the week.” Ian Smith, a former wicketkeeper for New Zealand, also argued that the national selectors were forced to use Boland for the fifth time in the baggy green.

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