In January last year, Zaheer Richardson made his debut for Australia against England. The 22-year-old pace bowler, who came into the discussion with India on January 1 this year, was unsuccessful in debating on debut. Then he did not have to look back. Only 12 one-dayers in the one-day internationals, this fast bowler is one of the most dependable bowling figures. Expectedly, Australia made the final World Cup squad. But before the start of the tournament, the big bad news was received by the Asiara. Richardson has been knocked out of the World Cup due to a shoulder injury.
Today Cricket Australia confirmed the news of the knockout from Zaheer Richardson's World Cup on Wednesday. Young fast bowler's injuries are not new yet. In March, Richardson received a shoulder injury in the second match of the one-day series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. The bones of his shoulders are displaced due to injury. But the selectors kept him in the team hoping that he would be completely fit before the World Cup. But the end of this year's dream of playing in the World Cup remains uncertain this fast bowler.
"It's very frustrating for the team and Richardson," said David Buckley, Australia's physiotherapist for Richardson's injuries. His rehabilitation process was very good. However, after seeing his bowling in the nets recently, we felt that he did not improve as much as he needed. So we have decided to withdraw Richardson from the World Cup after discussing with the selectors. "
Zoe Richardson was knocked out of the team but luck did not open Josh Hazlewood Why did the Australian selectors choose Richardson as a replacement for Zaheer? The 28-year-old pace bowler took 29 wickets in 20 ODIs for the Aussie. As well as played 9 T20 matches. Australia's World Cup mission will begin on June 1. Aaron Finch will face Afghanistan in the first match.