Shane Watson likely to be fit for first Ashes Test

Published: Nov 07, 2013, 02:39 IST | PA Sport

Australia hope Shane Watson will be fit for the first Ashes Test against England after scans on his hamstring revealed only a low-grade muscle strain.

The pivotal all-rounder, who hurt himself in last weekend's one-day international against India in Bangalore, will have "intense treatment" in Sydney to try to regain fitness to face England in Brisbane on November 21.

Australia physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said: "It goes without saying that Shane and the medical team will be doing everything possible to get him fit and available for selection ahead of the first Test."

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