Sheffield Shield - WA v SA: Day 3
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 13: Lance Morris of Western Australia receives the ball during the Sheffield Shield match between Western Australia and South Australia at WACA, on November 13, 2022, in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)
Sheffield Shield - WA v SA: Day 3

Australian speedster Lance Morris has his eyes set to make his Test debut in India next month.

For Morris, it has been an unbelievable few months, sitting as the top Sheffield Shield's top wicket-taker this season and getting a maiden call up to Australia's Test squad.

He is yet to debut, but toured with the Aussies for much of the summer.

Morris, who is also called as the "Wild Thing" and may be the quickest bowler in the country since the predecessor of the nickname Shaun Tait, was picked as part of Australia's 18-man squad for the first of two big tours this year.

With Mitchell Starc out for the first match of the series, the speedster has a good chance of playing the series opener in Nagpur.

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“I'm going to do everything I can to be as ready as possible,” he told reporters.

“If we're talking honestly, that's probably my best chance of playing over there. We'll see what happens.

“It's my first overseas tour in a cricketing sense, so it will be a huge learning experience for me.”

Australian all-rounder Cameron Green will most likely serve as a third seamer for Australia, but it depends on how sound he is as he recovers from a finger injury.

In the event that he is ruled out, Morris and Scott Boland would probably compete for a spot in the lineup in Indian challenging conditions.

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The 24-year-old, who has been in and out of the Scorchers' lineup since his return from Test team commitments, had his finest game of the competition in Wednesday's seven-wicket victory against Hobart at Optus Stadium.

He took 2-21 from four overs, taking two wickets during the power play, including opposition leader Matthew Wade for a duck, bringing his BBL12 tally to six wickets from three outings.

“It's just trying to squeeze in loads where I can,” he said.

“If I'm playing, then I'll bowl the four overs and get a few in on top either before or after the game. If I'm on the sidelines, then I'll be in the nets making sure I've got the numbers under my belt.”

Morris' next game will be on Friday night against an Adelaide Strikers who sorely need a home win and will be counting on a pair of Test players to complete the job against Perth's frightening bowling attack.

If the Scorchers win their remaining games, they will finish first and have first dibs on hosting the final next month.