Newshub18: Ajid’s big shock before the World Cup, Starc and the Steinies were knocked out with an injury!
Defending champions Australia have been plagued by injury problems just before the World Cup. Three important members of Australia team Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Marsh and Marcus Stoinis are injured. The Australian team will soon set foot in the country for the T20I series against India. Before that, three cricketers were knocked out due to injuries. Due to which Australia is forced to make three changes in the team. Starc with knee injury, Marsh with ankle injury, Stoinis with side injury. Only a month left for the World Cup to begin.
The challenge of retaining the title at home. Before that, the injury of three important members of the team made Ajid worryNathan Ellis, Daniel Sams and Shaun Abbott are coming to India in place of three injured cricketers. David Warner has already pulled out of India tour. The trio has raised the blood pressure of Aaron Finch after being injured together. It is known that the injuries of Starc and Steinies are not so serious. Cricket Australia is not willing to take risks even if it is a minor injury.
Last year, the elusive Madhuri T20 World Cup was captured by Australia. The Finch team will not want any other team to take the trophy away from Australia. Starc, Marsh, Stoinis are needed to retain the title. So Cricket Australia did not want to take the risk of playing them on the tour of India with a minor injury. Ajira will begin their cup campaign against New Zealand at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground on October 22. Before that, a warm-up match will be played against India on October 17.
Starc was knocked out at the last minute of India tour. The 32-year-old left-arm pacer underwent a scan on his knee in Sydney today. Reports indicate minor injuries. Marsh and Stoinis injured in ODI series against Zimbabwe. Warner, Marsh and Stoinis will play home series against West Indies and England before the World Cup