IND vs AUS: After losing Mitchell Starc for the 1st Test against India, Australia have suffered yet another injury blow as pacer Josh Hazlewood has been ruled out of the 1st Test. Moreover, the ace pacer is doubtful for the 2nd Test as well, which is to be played from February 17th in Delhi.
The official confirmation for the same was provided by the official Cricket Australia account on Twitter. Hazlewood has represented Australia in 59 Test matches and has registered 222 wickets to his name at an economy of 2.71 with nine 5-wicket, hauls to his name.
Australia Will Be Without Starc and Hazlewood In The First Test!#INDvAUS #Australia #BorderGavaksarTrophy pic.twitter.com/GWUAem6SCS— CRICKETNMORE (@cricketnmore) February 5, 2023
In the pacer's absence, fiery pacer Scott Boland can be given a spot in the playing 11. The first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy is set to be played from February 9th in Bangalore.