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Mitchell Marsh ‘on track’ from hamstring injury; Australia captain races against time for T20 World Cup

Mitchell Marsh ‘on track’ from hamstring injury; Australia captain races against time for T20 World Cup

With the World Cup approaching, Mitchell Marsh's recovery and David Warner's fitness will continue to be closely monitored by the Australian camp. Fans eagerly await their return to form as Australia gears up for a successful World Cup campaign.

Australia’s newly appointed T20I captain, Mitchell Marsh, has some positive news for fans. While initially facing a longer-than-expected recovery from a hamstring strain, Marsh confirmed his rehabilitation “is on track” for the upcoming T20 World Cup.

Mitchell Marsh on mend for T20 World Cup

Mitchell Marsh hasn’t played since early April due to the injury. He acknowledged that any setbacks in the next three weeks leading up to Australia’s opening T20 World Cup match against Oman on June 6th could jeopardize his participation.

The recovery is going well,” Marsh said on Thursday. “We’re exactly where we want to be at this stage. The key is to maintain this progress and get on the plane for the World Cup.”

Building Fitness: Australia Cricket Team

While Mitchell Marsh is confident of his T20 World Cup chances, he admits he wouldn’t be ready for a match tomorrow. The coming weeks are crucial for him to regain full fitness and avoid any further setbacks.

Marsh’s hamstring injury is a major reason behind the selection of Cameron Green in the World Cup squad over the in-form Jake Fraser-McGurk. Green’s inclusion provides cover in case Marsh can only bat or needs careful management early in the tournament.

David Warner fitness still a concern

Australia faces another injury concern with David Warner, who is recovering from a deep bone bruise in his finger. While Warner might return to batting this week, it’s unclear when he’ll be completely pain-free.

The injury is still causing him discomfort,” said Australia’s chairman of selectors, George Bailey said on Wednesday. “We’ll monitor the situation closely, but it’s a slow healing process.”

Despite the uncertainty, Marsh remains confident in Warner’s ability to contribute significantly. “We’re always excited to have him in the team,” Marsh said. “His experience is invaluable, and he’s always been one of those players who steps up in big moments.”

Focus on Australia squad Preparation

Australia is holding training camps in Brisbane for players not involved in the IPL. Marsh, along with other players recovering from injuries, will participate in these camps to get match-ready.

With the World Cup approaching, Mitchell Marsh’s recovery and David Warner’s fitness will continue to be closely monitored by the Australian camp. Fans eagerly await their return to form as Australia gears up for a successful World Cup campaign.

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