Will Pucovski concussion: Australia and Cricket Victoria batsman Will Pucovski has suffered yet another concussion injury. The 23-year-old Australian batsman received a blow to his head while facing throwdowns during a practice session on October 5 and is showing concussion symptoms almost after a week. It is estimated to be his 10th concussion and is being treated for the same. For more sports news and live updates, follow us at InsideSport.in
Will Pucovski concussion: Australia’s 23-year-old batsman Pucovski suffers 10th concussion injury, Check details
” Will is currently managing his recovery in consultation with CV’s medical staff. He looks forward to returning to training as soon as he is able to do so,” said Cricket Victoria.
Cricket Victoria confirms Will Pucovski received a knock to the head in training with Victoria last week.
Will is currently managing his recovery in consultation with CV’s medical staff. We look forward to having him back at training as soon as he’s recovered. pic.twitter.com/Y0HJAA7lRn
— Victorian Cricket Team (@VicStateCricket) October 14, 2021
Test debut at the Sydney Cricket Ground against India: Pucovski has a long history of being unfortunate with head injuries and concussions. Before last week’s concussion injury in training, Will was struck by a short delivery from Kartik Tyagi while playing India A at the Drummoyne Oval in Sydney in December 2020. However, he eventually made his long-awaited Test debut at the Sydney Cricket Ground, scoring 62 and 10, before hurting his shoulder on the field that eventually ruled him out of the fourth and final Test.
- In February 2017, Pucovski was hit on the head by the ball as it kicked up from the uneven surface. It was on his 19th birthday
- Pucovski was hit twice between October and November 2017: first from a Ben Cutting short ball in a domestic match against Queensland, and then against Tasmania in a Future’s League Match in November.
- In March 2018, Pucovski was hit on the helmet by Sean Abbott’s bouncer
- In December 2020, Pucovski was hit on the helmet by a Kartik Tyagi delivery while playing for Australia A, eventually being ruled out of the game
In contention to open with David Warner in The Ashes: The young Victoria batsman is in contention to open with David Warner at the upcoming Ashes series. He averages 53.41 in first-class cricket but a series of injuries have kept him out of the cricket field for most of the time.
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