Hughes doubtful for first Test against Windies

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Sydney, Nov 17(ANI): Australian opener Phillip Hughes" hopes of earning a Test recall have been dented after he failed to complete the one-day game against Tasmania.

Hughes, who is playing for New South Wales in the domestic tournament, injured a finger on his right hand while attempting to take a slips catch during the six wicket one-day loss to Tasmania at North Sydney Oval.

Hughes now has the Sheffield Shield clash against Tasmania, which starts on Wednesday, to prove if he is worthy of a recall for Thursday week"s clash against West Indies at the Gabba, The Daily Telegraph reports.

The left-hander has been publicly backed for a return to the Test arena in recent weeks by former Test stars Allan Border and Mark Waugh. (ANI)

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