Injured Josh Hazlewood confident of making Australia return at World Cup

first_imgInjured Josh Hazlewood confident of making Australia return at World CupHazlwood has been ruled out of the upcoming limited overs tour of India and the ODI series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates that follows.advertisement Reuters MelbourneFebruary 14, 2019UPDATED: February 14, 2019 10:17 IST Josh Hazlewood had played a key role during Australia’s World Cup winning campaign in 2015 (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSJosh Hazlewood will not be part of Australia squad for their limited-overs tour to IndiaJosh Hazlewood suffered a stress fracture and is hoping to recover in time for the World CupIndia and Australia play a two-match T20I and five-match ODI series from February 24Strike bowler Josh Hazlewood is confident he’ll have plenty of time to recover from a stress fracture in his back before Australia’s defence of the World Cup in England later this year.The paceman, who has taken 72 wickets in 44 one-dayers, has been ruled out of the upcoming limited overs tour of India and the ODI series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates that follows.The 28-year-old quick said he would be having another scan on the damaged back that has kept him sidelined since mid-January in Sydney on Friday and was happy there would be plenty of playing opportunities to get match-fit before June.Hazlewood confident of playing a lot of cricket before World Cup”I think, working back (for) the World Cup mostly,” he told reporters on Thursday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, where he helped Australia beat New Zealand in the 2015 final.”That’ll give me plenty of time to get fit for the World Cup and the Ashes.”There’s quite a long build-up … there’s still quite a lot of cricket I can get to before the World Cup actually starts.”It’s already been six weeks and, as I say, we’ll know more tomorrow, but everything’s feeling pretty good. We’ll probably start walk-through bowling in the next couple of weeks if all goes well.”Australia open their title defence in England with a group match against Afghanistan at Bristol’s County Ground on June 1.Also read | Rishabh Pant is still a work in progress: Deep DasguptaAlso Read | India and England will start ICC World Cup as favourites: VVS LaxmanAlso Read | Virat Kohli would have smashed me out of the park too: Shane WarneadvertisementAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow Josh HazlewoodFollow Australia cricket teamFollow 2019 World CupFollow India vs Australialast_img read more

ZIM Doubles Asia-Latin America East Coast Calls

first_imgzoom Israeli container carrier ZIM is expanding its Asia – South America East Coast (SAEC) services by offering a second weekly service with expanded port coverage starting May 9. The new service, Asia – East Coast Brazil (AEC), a collaboration with the SSA group, will allow ZIM to offer a second weekly service on this trade, in addition to its established Asia – South America service (ASE).The new service provides direct connection to Korea, as well as expanding ECSA port coverage by adding Rio De Janeiro and Navagantes in Brazil.AEC rotation will be: Pusan – Shanghai – Ningbo – Shekou – Singapore – Rio de Janeiro – Santos – Navegantes – Paranagua – Santos – Rio de Janeiro – Singapore – Hong Kong – Pusanlast_img