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IND vs AUS: Australian ODI captain Pat Cummins is likely to be ruled out of the upcoming India series following a suspected broken wrist. The IND vs AUS three-match ODI series is scheduled to kickstart on September 22nd in Mohali.

Reportedly, Pat Cummins played the final Ashes test with a fractured left wrist. The Aussie pace spearhead continued bowling despite injuring his wrist in the 5th Ashes test against England, which they lost.

Pat injured his wrist on the first day of the final Ashes test in London but he was far from the thought of leaving the field. The Aussie skipper continued giving his services as the pain didn’t hinder him much during bowling despite it being heavily strapped, however, it appeared that Cummins was in severe pain while batting with an injured wrist.

Two sources who are in the know of the development confirmed that the Australian medical team has not ruled out the possibility of a fracture, reported Sydney Morning Herald.

If the reports come out to be true, Pat Cummins will be ruled out of the upcoming white-ball tour of South Africa and India. The ace pacer would nurse his injury as soon as possible to be fit for the marquee ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.

Cricket Australia (CA) is likely to announce its white ball squads for the tour of South Africa and India in the next couple of days. Senior all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will replace Pat Cummins as the captain of the side.

Australia is scheduled to tour South Africa for three T20Is and five ODI games, starting on August 30. Meanwhile, their tour to India will begin on September 22 in Mohali. The second and third games of the IND vs AUS 3-match ODI series will be held in Indore and Rajkot respectively.

Down below is Australia’s complete schedule for South Africa and India tour:

Australia tour of South Africa Schedule

DateMatch DetailsVenue
Aug 30SA vs AUS 1st T20IDurban
Sep 01SA vs AUS 2nd T20IDurban
Sep 03SA vs AUS 3rd T20IDurban
Sep 07SA vs AUS 1st ODIBloemfontein
Sep 09SA vs AUS 2nd ODIBloemfontein
Sep 12SA vs AUS 3rd ODIPotchefstroom
Sep 15SA vs AUS 4th ODICenturian
Sep 17SA vs AUS 5th ODIJohannesburg
IND vs AUS: Pat Cummins unlikely to play 3 match ODI series against India due to broken wrist

IND vs AUS: Australia tour of India Schedule

DateMatch DetailsVenue
September 22IND vs AUS 1st ODIMohali
September 24IND vs AUS 2nd ODIIndore
September 27IND vs AUS 3rd ODIRajkot

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For more details head to ICC’s official website.