Cummins in doubt amid COVID-19 chaos

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Australia could beryllium without skipper Pat Cummins for the 2nd Ashes Test successful Adelaide aft the paceman was identified arsenic a adjacent interaction of a affirmative COVID-19 case.

According to The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, Cummins and a chap cricketer dined astatine an Adelaide edifice connected Wednesday evening with an idiosyncratic connected a neighbouring array investigating positive.

Cummins' availability for the pinkish shot Test has been deemed "unlikely" according to the report.

With Josh Hazlewood already sidelined owed to a broadside strain, losing Cummins would beryllium a large stroke to Australia's chances of winning the 2nd Test.

If the 28-year-old is incapable to instrumentality his spot successful the side, vice-captain Steve Smith would skipper Australia successful a Test for the archetypal clip since the infamous Cape Town Test successful 2018.

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