Australian batsman Usman Khawaja is set to pick up a cricket bat this week for the first time since injuring his knee last summer, and remains determined to lead Australia A on their tour of India in July.
Fast bowler Peter Siddle has been dropped from the Cricket Australia's (CA) central contract list for the 2015-16 season despite being picked for the team's Test tours to the West Indies and England on Tuesday.
Teenage Australian fast bowler Patrick Cummins underwent scans on Wednesday after he complained of soreness, which can be a possible side strain, but officials of his domestic team New South Wales (NSW) are hopeful they will not confirm another injury setback for the highly talented pace man.
Young fast bowler Patrick Cummins and Mitchell Johnson returned to the Australian squad for a five-match One-Day series against England and one game against Ireland, after recovering from their respective foot injuries.
He led from the front during India U-19`s recent Quadrangular championship victory Down Under and for colts captain Unmukt Chand, it was a learning experience facing Aussie pace sensation Patrick Cummins.