IND vs AUS: Troubled Australia, Smith not ‘fit’ – only 10 minutes on the field – IND vs AUS Steve Smith missed a net session due to a back tspo in the throat.

Story highlights

  • Smith did not practice due to back swelling
  • The Australian Australian team is struggling with fitness issues
  • The series against Team India will start from Thursday

The Australian team is battling fitness issues ahead of the four-Test series against India. On Tuesday, top batsman Steve Smith did not attend the crucial practice session due to swelling in his waist.

Smith spent about 10 minutes warm-up with his teammates, including some stretching exercises. He then did not participate in the football season and went straight to the dressing room. Her waist was bent while lifting the ball.

Team physio David Beckley also went to the dressing room with him. The day-night test starts on Thursday. Smith is not expected to return to practice until Wednesday.

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According to Australian media, a team spokesman said there was no doubt about Smith’s availability. Not much happened at the Australian camp, but Smith did not return to practice.

Smith excelled in the limited overs series and scored a century in two ODIs.