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In the limited-overs series against Pakistan, Australian pacer has been ruled out

The Australian pacer, Kane Richardson, has been ruled out of the limited-overs series against Pakistan due to a hamstring injury. Cricket Australia has named left-arm pacer Ben Dwarshuis as his replacement for the upcoming tour.

Details indicate that Richardson pulled his hamstring during a training session in Melbourne ahead of the squad’s planned departure to Lahore in a few days. Despite the injury not being considered a long-term problem, the team believes Richardson’s best interests are served by not traveling and aggravating the injury further.

Australia’s pace bowling options are severely impacted as their three-star pacers, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, and Josh Hazlewood have already been rested for the three ODIs and one T20I.

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The pace attack will be led by Australian pacer Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Ellis, and Sean Abbott, with Mitchell Marsh, Cameron Green, and Marcus Stoinis providing support for the front-line seamers.

Here is Australia’s updated white-ball squad:

Aaron Finch (c)Steve SmithTravis HeadMarnus Labuschagne
Mitchell MarshMarcus StoinisSean AbbottAshton Agar
Cameron GreenAlex CareyJosh InglisBen McDermott
Jason BehrendorffNathan AllisAdam ZampaBen Dwarshuis

Pakistan and Australia will play their limited-overs series beginning on 29 March with the first ODI. On 4 April, two teams will meet in a one-off Twenty20I marking the end of the historic tour. All games will take place at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.


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