The Aussies, however, don't have to fret on as they plenty of all-round options who can replace him.
Cameron Green, Moises Henriques and Daniel Sams are on the bench and Australia batsman Steve Smith spoke very highly of Green who he faced for the first time in the nets ahead of Friday's day-night match.
But Smith, who made a 66-ball 105 to help Australia win, said that someone has to come in and it could be Green.
"If he is not (fit) then someone has to come in, he has to bowl, yes perhaps Cameron. He started the (Sheffield) Shield season (Australia's premier domestic competition) really well. I faced him for a couple of balls this afternoon in the nets. That was the first time I saw him bowl. He bowls a heavy ball (one that hits the bat hard and is tough to time). Impressive talent. Hopefully, if he gets opportunity he can take it with both hands," said Smith.
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