Reuters – SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood says he is fit and ready for the Ashes series against England after taking six wickets and coming through a Sheffield Shield match unscathed.

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  • SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood says he is fit and ready for the Ashes series against England after taking six wickets and coming through a Sheffield Shield match unscathed.
  • FILE PHOTO – Britain Cricket – England v Australia – 2017 ICC Champions Trophy Group A – Edgbaston – June 10, 2017 Australia’s Josh Hazlewood celebrates taking the wicket of England’s Alex Hales Action Images via Reuters / Andrew BoyersThe 26-year-old was forced to return from Bangladesh following the first test after picking up a side strain that also ruled him out of a subsequent limited-overs tour of India.
  • Hazlewood showed his injury problems are behind him with a satisfying performance for New South Wales against Western Australia earlier this week and he has been taken out of the team for next week’s match against Queensland.
  • Things went pretty well the whole game,“ Hazlewood told reporters in Sydney on Friday.
  • “I feel a bit sorry for Nath, but he’s done a lot of hard work to get back from different things and I‘m sure he’ll put in the hard work again and come back from this one,” Hazlewood said.


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