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Australia pacer Cummins to skip T20I series against India

by Sahir Usman Sep 23, 2017 • 00:11 AM

Melbourne, Sep 22 (Cricketnmore) Australian pacer Pat Cummins will skip the upcoming three-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series against India and return home to prepare for the Ashes later this year, Cricket Australia confirmed on Friday.

"Key fast bowler Pat Cummins will skip the T20 leg of Australia's Qantas Tour of India in order to rest ahead of the Magellan Ashes this summer," Cricket Australia said in a statement.

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Cricket Australia also clarified the 24-year-old is not injured and will look to freshen up ahead of the Sheffield Shield season scheduled from October 26 to March 26 2018.

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