The Age – Australia’s fast-bowling injury curse could open the door for Jason Behrendorff to chase his Ashes dream as the Canberra junior prepares to make his international debut in October.

Summary

  • Australia’s fast-bowling injury curse could open the door for Jason Behrendorff to chase his Ashes dream as the Canberra junior prepares to make his international debut in October.
  • Behrendorff has emerged as a genuine chance of playing against England this year after Australia’s fast-bowling stocks was hit with another injury blow in Bangladesh.
  • Behrendorff missed the call from Australian selector Mark Waugh, but the former Australian batsman left a voicemail to justify Behrendorff’s history of injury heartache.
  • Behrendorff was on track for an Australian call-up last summer before a stress fracture in his left fibula derailed his season, months after suffering a stress fracture in his back.
  • “It’s just one of those things with injuries, it’s always hard because for me in the past I’ve felt like I’ve been going really well and then I get struck down with something,” Behrendorff said.


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