Before the day-night Test against India on Thursday, the Australian team has got a big relief. Star batsman Steve Smith is fully fit and ready to play the first Test. All-rounder Cameron Green has also been declared fit and will make his Test debut at the Adelaide Oval.
The Smith Australian team was concerned on Tuesday when Smith returned from the field after just 10 minutes of practice with the physio. Captain Penn says Smith is fully fit and will play the first Test.
Speaking of Green, he suffered in the practice match against India. The Australian team said only David Werner and Will Pukowski are not fit to play the first match, while Green is ready to make his debut.
Green’s debut set
Coach Justin Langer has announced the green debut. Langer said, “Lily has recovered from the injury and is ready to start.
Captain Tim Payne has also talked about Green’s start. The captain said, ‘Green is a perfect fit. He is ready to play the first Test match. Green has practiced well both on Monday and Tuesday. Leela will get a chance to debut.
“We have every hope of Smith playing,” Penn said of Smith. Smith will practice on Wednesday. Smith always makes runs and we hope he will be perfectly fit and he will perform amazingly for us in the first match.
Sreesanth is ready to return to cricket after 8 years, the team has been selected