Australia’s Mitchell Marsh will miss his workforce’s four-match Test collection in India after choosing surgical procedure to deal with his troublesome left ankle.
The 31-year-old seam-bowling allrounder is prone to be out of motion for 3 months after present process a keyhole surgical procedure to take away unfastened bone fragments and restore cartilage.
Australian chair of selectors George Bailey stated they anticipate him to be match for the ODI collection in opposition to India in March forward of the World Cup.
“Mitchell is an important member of our squads, and we will support him through his recovery period, and we are hopeful he will be available for Australian selection for the ODI series against India in March,” Bailey stated in a press release.
“In undertaking the surgery now, it gives Mitchell the best chance to recover and resume his all-rounder skillset, which is an important part of our plans for the upcoming year and beyond.” Marsh has endured recurring problems with the left ankle, with persistent ache nearly curbing his T20 World Cup marketing campaign on residence soil.
Marsh was not chosen in Australia’s residence Test squad to tackle the West Indies, however was a travelling member of Australia’s most up-to-date tour of Asia, a two-match collection in opposition to Sri Lanka in July.
Marsh has not performed a Test because the 2019 Ashes, although, the all-rounder was firming as much as tour India for Australia’s Border-Gavaskar collection, a pivotal collection in Australia’s World Test Championship remaining push.
Marsh joins fellow all-rounder Glenn Maxwell who will watch from the sidelines after a freak damage in mid-November.
Maxwell fractured his left fibula in an innocuous fall at a pal’s home after Australia’s unsuccessful T20 World Cup defence.
Australia will tour India for a four-match Test collection for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in February-March.