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Victorian Run machine Will Pucovski is predicted to be obtainable for choice for the third Check.
Foxsports.com.au understands the 22-year-old has ticked all of the vital containers required to obtain medical clearance to play.
Initially within the Australian squad and slated for a Check debut in Adelaide, the Victorian was hit within the head at Drummoyne Oval in early December and returned dwelling to Melbourne.
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To renew exercising, Pucovski wanted to be symptom-free, which took a number of days.
Victorian cricket sources have confirmed he’s been operating and lifting weights, whereas additionally going to the nets throughout the Christmas break.
He nonetheless must obtain the inexperienced mild from his neurologist, who will assess his well being on a holistic foundation.
He additionally will want full some eye and steadiness exams at the side of the neurophysiotherapist. However these are understood to be formalities.
In different phrases, he has completed the laborious yards and can be able to go, if chosen.
Like David Warner and Sean Abbott, Pucovski would want to isolate for 3 days if he’s recalled.
He would solely be permitted to coach away from the squad after which return to his lodge room.
Uncertainty surrounds the make-up of the Australian XI for the Check, which begins on January 7.
Choosing Pucovski, who gained’t have performed a match for greater than a month by then, carries a component of threat Cricket Australia is aware of.
But when David Warner’s groin doesn’t get better and Joe Burns loses his place, Pucovski’s well being and health will come into sharp focus.
Marcus Harris can also be within the squad as a backup opener, whereas Moises Henriques is with the group and will slot into the center order.
Pucovski additionally signed for the Melbourne Stars, however any T20 cricket is on the backburner in the intervening time whereas he navigates a possible Check debut.
The precise-hander averages 247.50 in Sheffield Protect cricket this season and made two double tons of.