Originally Posted by aussie
Yes he played those test match injured, so you use that as a guide. His recent bowling form in ODIs clealry proves he is ready to go right back into the test XI & take the new-ball with Hilfy.
The big flaw in that argument is that he destroyed the NZ lineup in the 2 Tests smack bang in the middle of the two aforementioned series. He showed no signs of injury then - rather, he was up against a popgun batting line up.