Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood believes “one big day” of bowling with the red-ball or featuring in a tour game will be enough to prepare for the much-anticipated four-Test home series against India.
The series is scheduled to begin in Adelaide from December 17. Hazlewood, along with his Australian teammates David Warner, Pat Cummins and Steve Smith, played in the IPL and wouldn’t be able to feature in the Sheffield Shield to prepare for the Tests.
India’s tour begins with three ODIs starting on November 27, followed by as many T20Is, the final two games of which will clash with a three-day tour match involving India A and Australia A from December 6 to 8 at Drummoyne Oval.
“Cricket is cricket and if you’re playing one-day cricket, T20 cricket, at least the intensity is there and it’s about having those big (training) days,” Hazlewood was quoted as saying by…