Sydney: In-form Australian opener David Warner will not play in the remaining matches of ODIs and T20 series against India due to Groin Injury during the second ODI, while top fast bowler Pat Cummins ( Pat Cummins) has been relaxed under workload management.
David Warner, who scored 69 and 83 runs in the first 2 ODIs, injured himself during fielding at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday, in which Australia won 51 runs and went 2-0 in the 3-match series. Took an unstoppable edge.
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The explosive opener has returned home to begin his rehabilitation and is trying to regain fitness for the opening Test starting in Adelaide from 17 December. Coach Justin Langer said in the Australian media, “Pat and Davey are very important in our plan for the Test series.”
He said, “Dewey will work on his rehabilitation and as far as Pat is concerned, it is important to keep all our players physically and mentally fit during this challenging season of summer.”
He said, “The priority for both is to be fully prepared for one of the biggest and most important home Test series we have played in recent years, especially at the points of the World Test Championship.” Left-handed batsman Darcy Short has been selected in place of Warner in Australia’s white ball squad, who was the top run scorer in the Big Bash League 2 series.
All-rounder Marcus Stoinis will remain in the team who did not play in the second ODI due to a muscle strain in the first ODI. But all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will not play in the practice match starting on Sunday between India A and Australia A who were injured during the IPL. He will continue rehabilitation of an ankle injury and no other player’s name has been announced in his place in the A team.