Sri Lanka vs Australia: New injury worries for visitors as Travis Head, Steve Smith doubtful starters ahead of fifth ODI
Head hurt his hamstring on Tuesday when Sri Lanka took an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series in Colombo, adding to a long list of injuries for the visitors.
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Australia's pace bowling stock has been severely depleted on the tour because of injuries to four players in the space of a week.
Warner and frontline pace bowling trio Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood will play in the three-test series that starts March 4 before leaving to participate in the IPL.
More than 1,200 cricketers from India and 18 countries across the world have registered to go under the hammer in Bangalore on February 12 and 13.
Mitchell Starc, being one of the most valuable T20 bowlers, he has featured in just two seasons of the IPL due to injury and workload management.
With regular openers Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill and KL Rahul all missing games at some point last month, Agarwal grabbed the opportunity with both hands against New Zealand and South Africa.
Set 486 runs to win at the Adelaide Oval, England was 142-6 after the opening session on the fifth day of the second Ashes Test.
England capitulated from 150-2 to be all out for 236 in reply to Australia’s first-innings total of 473-9 declared.
Starc's first ball strike set in motion two sessions of dominance from Australia's bowling attack, which dismissed England for 147 on Day 1
All-rounder Cam Green will further bolster the pace attack and he's looking forward to learning from his more experienced team-mates.
Cummins said he was leaning towards allowing Starc - who held his place in Australia's bowling quartet ahead of Jhye Richardson and Michael Neser - to join Josh Hazelwood as the new ball pairing.
England skipper Joe Root opted to not disclose the playing XI three days ahead of the game.
Already out of the semifinal race, Bangladesh could not apply themselves even as the ball was coming nicely on to the bat.
Mitchell Starc (2/27 in 4 overs) bowled a brilliant comeback delivery in the form of a vicious inswinging yorker after being hit for a six which saw the end of Kusal Perera.
The left-hander had taken nearly six months break from cricket and hardly played any games before arriving in Dubai for the ICC T20 World Cup.