New Delhi. all-rounder glen maxwell (Glenn Maxwell) has returned to Australia’s Test team after 5 years. travis head Due to the injury of Travis Head, Maxwell has got a place in the Australian team for the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka. Travis Head has been ruled out of the fifth and final ODI of the series against Sri Lanka due to a hamstring injury. Head suffered this injury while fielding during the fourth ODI of the series.
Captain of Australia’s Limited Overs Team Aaron Finch (Aaron Finch) says that he does not know how long Travis Head will be out of the team. But during this time he confirmed that Head will not be available for selection in the fifth and final ODI. Glenn Maxwell, on the other hand, played his last test match 5 years ago. He played his last Test match against Bangladesh in September 2017 at Chattogram.
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The Australian team is currently playing an ODI series against the host team in Sri Lanka. Australia’s troubles have increased on the Sri Lankan tour. Many players of the Australian team, which have lost the ODI series, have been injured on this tour. The list of injured players is continuously increasing. Glenn Maxwell, who performed brilliantly in limited overs cricket, has played a total of seven Test matches so far. During this, he has scored a total of 339 runs with the help of a century.
Maxwell will face tough competition from all-rounders Mitchell Marsh and Josh Inglis for a place in the playing XI. Head comes out to bat at number five. Marcus Harris, Matthew Ranshaw, and Nick Maddinson have also been included in Australia’s squad for the Test against Sri Lanka. The first Test match between Sri Lanka and Australia will be played in Galle from June 29.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : June 24, 2022, 12:52 IST