Andrew McDonald, Australia’s interim head coach, stated on Wednesday that Test vice-captain Steve Smith has recovered from his recent concussion episode and will be available for the upcoming tour of Pakistan.
Andrew told the reporters that Smith’s concussion exam indicated that he would need six to seven days to heal completely.
Andrew stated, “The right-handed hitter is now totally fit and ready for the upcoming tour.”
During the second T20I against Sri Lanka, Smith struck his head hard on the SCG ground while attempting to stop a six near the boundary
Smith has a history of concussions, with this being his third in as many years. His first concussion occurred when he was hit by England’s Jofra Archer during the Ashes Test at Lord’s in 2019. He was forced to withdraw from the following Test at Headingley due to the blow to the head.
After another knock at a practice session at Old Trafford before the limited-overs series in 2020, the 32-year-old was forced to miss the entire ODI series against England.