The Western Australia captain, who went through a shoulder operation in 2017, had actually intended to invest the whole 2018 summertime at The Oval to check himself in English conditions ahead of next summer season’s Ashes.
The 26-year-old was because of associate the Surrey team ahead of the start of the County Championship season however it is now uncertain he will come at all.
” I’m very dissatisfied to be missing out on the start of the season. I was anticipating heading over and signing up with the Surrey household,” Marsh stated.
” I’ll be doing whatever I can to obtain myself totally fit and ideally sign up with the side later on in the season.”
Director of Cricket Alec Stewart, who has actually currently started the look for an offered replacement, included: “This is a huge blow for both Surrey and Mitch so near to the start of the English season however we want Mitch all the very best in his healing.”
Stewart has actually touched with India captain Virat Kohli, however that was to complete as abroad gamer in June when Marsh was anticipated to be on one-day worldwide responsibility with his nation.
Kohli’s finalizing on a short-term handle mid-season would likewise depend on him missing out on India’s Test match versus Afghanistan.
Surrey have actually likewise been related to a transfer to bring quick bowler Morne Morkel to the club, with the South Africa paceman having just recently ended his worldwide profession.