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Katich eyes fifth Test

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Injured Australian opener Simon Katich has revealed he is set to make a shock return in time for the fifth Ashes Test, increasing the pressure on Phillip Hughes to find form in the Boxing Day shoot-out in Melbourne.

Katich damaged his achilles tendon during the second Test loss in Adelaide and was initially expected to miss the rest of the summer.

But the veteran left-hander told Sportal on Tuesday that his comeback plans are ahead of schedule and he may be right for the Sydney Test, starting January 3.

Full story: Cricket Australia

 

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