Injury concerns continued to wreck hosts Australia in the build up to 4-match Test series as medium pacer Harry Conway got ruled out of the ongoing pink ball warm-up match between Australia A and India at the SCG after suffering a delayed concussion.
Tailender Conway,who came into bat at Number 11 for Australia A was hit by a bouncer from Mohammad Siraj late in the evening on opening day of the warm game at the SCG. The Indian pace attack unleashed a barrage of bouncers on Conway to make his short lived stint at the crease miserable.
Conway did not initially report concussion symptoms when assessed by medical staff on the field at the time of impact. However, when his physical state was checked again at the conclusion of Australia A’s innings, he reported symptoms, following which he was replaced by Mark Steketee.
Conway became the latest addition to the ever growing list of injured Australian cricketers ahead of the Test series, He joined Cameron Green and Will Pucovski as Australian cricketers suffering concussion during the warm up matches against India ahead of the Test series.
On the opening day of the match, Australia A all-rounder Cameron Green was hit on the head by a full blooded shot by Indian tailender Jasprit Bumrah. The all-rounder immediately went down and non-striker Mohammed Siraj rushed to check on him. Green was eventually substituted by Patrick Rowe .