Marnus Labuschagne is cleared to play against Pakistan on Boxing Day following a scare with an injury

Marnus Labuschagne is cleared to play against Pakistan on Boxing Day following a scare with an injury. Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne, who suffered a horrific hit to his right hand while batting in the just finished Perth Test, stated on Monday that he was “definitely” fine to play in the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan.

Australia was anxious about Marnus Labuschagne’s health following a knock to his little finger that required imaging.

Khurram Shahzad, making his debut for Pakistan, produced a jaffa in the sixth over of Australia’s second innings at Perth Stadium that soared off a fair length and struck Labuschagne on the right hand.

After a thorough evaluation of his right tiny finger by the team doctor and physiotherapist, he eventually resumed batting.

He was given treatment by the medical staff and sent for X-rays at the end of play, but he only faced seven more balls before being removed by the same bowler.

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Additionally, Labuschagne disclosed that he was initially concerned about potentially suffering structural harm to his hand, albeit not to the same degree as Travis Head’s hand injury, which sidelined him for almost a month.

“I was a little nervous out there because it hit me more on the knuckle side and jammed up my hand,” Labuschagne said to reporters in Perth.

“This felt a little different from the many finger blows I’ve received. “I had a hit and it was okay, but it was a little sore overnight. Sunday morning was fine.” “Trav’s finger hit kind of got me in an odd area, but I wasn’t thinking about it specifically.

The glove didn’t feel all that nice because there was no padding on that side, which caught me sort of underneath and jammed it.

“But it’s all good, I have some really good range in it.” For those who are unaware, right-arm bowler Lance Morris was left out of the “trimmed” Australia squad for the forthcoming Boxing Day Test against Pakistan, leaving just Marnus Labuschagne.

The lanky pacer will rejoin the Perth Scorchers on Wednesday when they take on the Hobart Hurricanes.

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