CricketWill Pucovski to take part in a 10-day training camp to be held at the MRF Academy in Chennai
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Will Pucovski will take part in a 10-day training camp to be held at the MRF Academy in Chennai in August. After being named in the eight-man group, Pucovski looks to be Australia’s long-time player.

Cricket Due to Australia’s long-standing partnership with the MRF Academy, it has been suggested that after Covid, a group of aspiring batters and spinners travel to Chennai to practise with Australia’s selectors.


Only three first-class games have been played by the 24-year-old Pucovski since his Test debut against India in Sydney in January 2021. In the game, he injured his shoulder, necessitating surgery. Following a third-month absence from cricket due to an injury sustained at Victoria training in October of last year, he returned to first-class cricket in February. His history of head trauma was substantial due to another occurrence. another pause was compelled.

At the conclusion of the tournament, he made a successful comeback for Victoria and scored 59 against Western Australia in the Sheffield Shield final. The selectors decided against sending him to Sri Lanka with the Australia A squad, stating they wanted to give him a long stretch of unbroken play before summoning him back to Australia A or national service, according to chairman George Bailey.

But he has been chosen by the selectors to attend a training camp at the MRF Academy from August 7 to August 17 alongside a number of other up-and-coming stars. Along with other internationals Josh Phillippe and Matthew Kuhneman, the group also includes Will Pucovski, Australia A players Henry Hunt, Tanvir Sangha, and Todd Murphy.

Cooper Connolly and Teague Wylie, two representatives of Australia’s Under-19 World Cup, will also visit Chennai. Wylie made his first-class debut last summer and was part of WA’s Sheffield Shield winning team.

Eight players will join local Indian players for training sessions, one-day matches and two-day games. Former Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera will coach the team after being part of the coaching staff for the Australia A team in Sri Lanka. Former Australia fast bowler Glenn McGrath will also be in his role as coach as an advisor to the academy. Selector Tony Dodemaid will be the tour manager.

“It is exciting to renew the partnership with MRF Academy and provide this group of young players with a truly unique experience,” Dodemad said. “Some players have toured the subcontinent in the past, so this trip will further hone their skills while others gain valuable new experience in these testing conditions.”