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Hazlewood ruled out of Adelaide Test after side injury

Melbourne : Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood will miss the second Ashes Test in Adelaide after a side injury.

Australia and England will lock horns in the second Test which gets underway from Thursday. Hazlewood was injured during Australia’s nine-wicket win against England in Brisbane in the first Test.

“Hazlewood returned to Sydney yesterday afternoon for further assessment and rehabilitation with a decision on his fitness for the Boxing Day Test to be made in due course,” Cricket Australia said in a statement.

Australia takes a 14-man squad to Adelaide this (Monday) morning including fast bowlers Michael Neser and Jhye Richardson and leg spinner Mitchell Swepson.