Young Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins has been forced to quit Australia A's tour of South Africa.
Australia go into Friday's first Test with South Africa aiming to replace the tourists as the world No 1 Test side.
Pat Cummins is expected to miss most of the Australian season after being diagnosed with a stress fracture in his back.
Wicket-keeper Brad Haddin has been left out of the Australia squad for the first Test against South Africa.
Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins will play no further part in the one-day series against England due to a side strain.
Doug Bollinger hopes Australia's struggles with the ball will help him reclaim a place back in the Test team to face India.
Australia paceman Pat Cummins is expected to be out of action until at least mid-January with a heel injury.
Australia could hand a Test debut to teenage paceman Pat Cummins against South Africa in Johannesburg.
Teenage debutant Pat Cummins inspired Australia to a five-wicket victory against South Africa in the first T20 international.
England can take great heart from reaching Sunday's Tri-Series final with a tough win over India, says David Lloyd.
Tri-Series in Australia 2015
David Lloyd raises a glass to the 'Tubby' Taylor wine tour, the BBL and England's showdown with India.
Australia and New Zealand will co-host the 2015 Cricket World Cup from February - here's a taster of what's in store.
England's World Cup opponents will not relish the return of fit-again James Anderson, says Nick Knight.
Bob Willis says AB de Villiers could well be the best batsman of all time after blasting a record ODI ton off 31 balls.
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