AUS v IND: David Warner out of Adelaide Test due to Injury

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

09th Dec, 2020. 09:37 am
Australian Batsman David Warner

Australian Batsman David Warner has been formally ruled out of contention for the Adelaide Test, due to his groin strain.

According to the details, Australian Batsman David Warner was injured in the second ODI of the series against India. The 34-year-old revealed that he will not be able to recover to play for Australia on Dec 17.

Commenting on his injury, he said “The injury feels a lot better, but I need to be able to satisfy in my own mind and to my team-mates that it is 100 percent ready for Test match conditions.”

On Tuesday, Australia beat India by 12 runs in the third and final T20 match of the series and avoided a clean sweep. India leads the series by 2-0.

India ended their innings at 174/7, however, with the win, Virat Kohli became only the second Captain to lead his team to a series win Down Under in all three formats and the first one in the T20 format.

Maxwell’s 54 and Wade’s 80 lead the hosts to register win against the visitors.

The first test will begin on December 17th.

Australia squad for 1st Test: Tim Paine (c), Sean Abbott, Joe Burns, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, James Pattinson, Will Pucovski, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade.

India Vs Australia Test Match Schedule

Dec 17, Thu – Dec 21, Mon Australia vs India, 1st Test
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Dec 26, Sat – Dec 30, Wed Australia vs India, 2nd Test
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Jan 07, Thu – Jan 11, Mon Australia vs India, 3rd Test
Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Jan 15, Fri – Jan 19, Tue Australia vs India, 4th Test
The Gabba, Brisbane

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