‘There is some pressure on him,’ says Chris Rogers


The incumbent Test opener has just 61 runs in eight innings this season

Joe Burns will enter the final day of the Australia A match against the Indians at the SCG knowing it could be make or break his hopes of not having his Test place snatched away from him at the last moment.

Chris Rogers, part of the Australia A coaching staff for the matches against the Indians, admitted Burns and Marcus Harris will have been relieved not to have faced the new ball under lights on the second evening, but at some point on the last day they will have to combat Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami again.

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