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Corona’s shadow in the Ashes series, Travis Head, who scored a century on Gabba, got hit, 9 infected so far

Ahead of the fourth Test of the Ashes series, the Australian team suffered a major setback. The team’s leading middle-order hitter, Travis Head, has been found infected with Corona. He will miss Test 4 against England in Sydney. At the same time, Mitchell Marsh, Nick Maddinson and Josh Inglis have been included in the Australian national team as a cover.

Backup batter Usman Khawaja is likely to replace the head in the fourth test. Head was the hero of the opening Ashes Test at the Gabba in Brisbane, scoring 152 of 148 balls in Australia’s first inning in total of 425. At the same time, he scored 18 and 51 runs in two innings of Test 2 and 27 races in the first inning of the third test.

Before the fourth test in the ongoing Ashes series between Australia and England, the players and staff of both teams are under Kovid’s control. England coach Chris Silverwood will also not be part of the Sydney Test due to Kovid. At the same time, match referee David Boon also tested positive for Kovid-19 and has been ruled out for the Sydney test. Steve Bernard, a member of the ICC International Referees Panel, will replace him as match referee in the fourth round.

Sun.com.au quoted a Cricket Australia spokesperson as saying: “Travis Head will not be able to attend the Fourth Test. If Travis is not found infected in the Kovid Test prior to the fifth Test from the Ashes, he will play the Test. “

Speaking of the series, Australia has taken the lead in the series by winning the first three test matches. England’s performance throughout the series has been very poor. Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting: Former England captain Michael Vaughan has questioned the performance of the England test team players.

The first round of the series was played in Brisbane, which Australia won by nine wickets, followed by the second round in Adelaide, where Australia won the day-night round by 275 runs. The third game in the series was the Boxing Day Test, played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, which the team won by one inning and 14 runs.

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