08 May 2018 last updated at 08:26 GMT
 
Cummins injured heel during 2nd Test
Thursday 24 November 2011

Young Australian pacer Pat Cummins has revealed he injured his heel during his Man-of-the-Match performance in the second Test win over South Africa, but he expects to be fit for the series-opening test against New Zealand in Brisbane next week.

The 18-year-old fast bowler took 6-79 in South Africa's second innings and scored the winning runs in a dramatic chase on Monday to help Australia to a series-leveling, two-wicket victory at Johannesburg.

During a promotional appearance in Sydney on Thursday, Cummins admitted he'd "pulled up a bit sore after the game."

"Hopefully I should be right to go ... It's nothing too dramatic."

Australia has injury concerns over pacemen Mitchell Johnson (toe) and Ryan Harris (hip), while allrounder Shane Watson has been hampered by a hamstring strain.

India squashes push for day-night Adelaide Test
CRICKET Australia has been forced to change schedule after BCCI objected to pink-ball game
BCCI units continue to oppose Lodha committee recommendations
Appeal to scrap age cap of 70 and cooling-off period for administrators.