SYDNEY: Australia opening batsman David Warner will return home from India and miss the final two Tests after an elbow fracture and concussion, Cricket Australia stated Tuesday.
It is the second harm blow in two days for struggling Australia, who’re 2-Zero down within the four-Test collection.
Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood was despatched home Monday after failing to get better from an Achilles tendon harm.
Warner was hit on the helmet shortly after being struck on the elbow on the opening day of the second Test defeat in Delhi. He was changed by concussion substitute Matt Renshaw.
Warner, who scored simply 26 runs as Australia misplaced each of the opening two matches, will miss the third and fourth Tests at Indore and Ahmedabad however it’s hoped he can return for the next one-day collection.
“David Warner has been ruled out of the Test tour of India and will return home,” a Cricket Australia assertion stated.
“After additional evaluation, he would require a interval of rehabilitation which is able to preclude any additional involvement within the the rest of the Test collection.
“It is currently anticipated that he will return to India for the three one-day internationals which follow the Test series.”
Australia captain Pat Cummins has additionally flown home due to a household sickness however is anticipated to return in time for the third Test, which begins on March 1.
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