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Batting prodigy Will Pucovski to step away from the game for personal reasons, concussion

Victorian batting prodigy Will Pucovski, regularly touted as a future star of Australian cricket, has decided to step away from the game for personal reasons.

On Thursday afternoon, Cricket Victoria announced the 24-year-old would not be unavailable for selection in the Sheffield Shield and Marsh Cup, with no timeline set for his return.

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“Cricket Victoria will continue to provide all necessary support to Will and ask that his privacy be respected during this time,” the statement read.

Pucovski took a six-week break from cricket during the 2018/19 home summer to deal with mental health issues, requesting not to be considered for Test selection the following season “due to matters pertaining to mental wellbeing”.

He made his long-awaited Test debut against India in…

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