Pucovski to stay sidelined with eighth concussion
Australia’s young batting talent Will Pucovski will remain sidelined to overcome concussion suffering.
He was on Monday ruled out of Australia A’s four-day clash with the England Lions.
Pucovski will be replaced by in-form Nic Maddinson for the above mentioned match starting on Saturday.
According to Cricket Australia statement, the young star would not be available for Victoria’s Sheffield Shield clash with Queensland next week.
In Cricket Australia XI match against English Lions on February 2, the 22-year-old batsman fell heavily upon his bat as he attempted to reach into the crease.
It was the eighth time in his career when Will Pucovski fell into concussion.
“Will is recovering from the concussion and medical staff have assessed that he will not be available for the Australia A game or the next Sheffield Shield match,”
CA medico Alex Kountouris said.
He is expected to return in the penultimate round of the Sheffield Shield match starting from March 6.
Earlier this summer, Pucovski took a short break from cricket on account of mental health issues.