Australia vs India: Rested Pat Cummins, injured David Warner out of remaining limited overs games | Cricket News
Sydney: Australia opener David Warner has been dominated out of the remaining white-ball matches in opposition to India after injuring his groin through the second ODI of the continuing three-match sequence.
D’Arcy Brief has been known as in as Warner’s alternative within the T20I squad for the three-match sequence which begins Friday. Moreover, right-arm pacer Pat Cummins has been rested from the rest of white-ball matches in a bid to maintain him contemporary for the Check sequence.
Warner suffered a groin pressure in Australia’s 51-run win on Sunday night time on the Sydney Cricket Floor and returned dwelling to start his rehab within the hope to be match for the primary Check of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy which begins December 17 on the Adelaide Oval.
The left-handed batsman scored half-centuries in each the ODIs and offered good begin for Australia with 156 and 142-run opening partnerships with Australian captain Aaron Finch.
“Pat and Davie are vital to our plans for the Check sequence,” head coach Justin Langer was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au.
“Davie will work via his damage rehab and in Pat’s case it is crucial all of our gamers are managed properly to maintain them mentally and bodily match all through what’s a difficult summer season. The precedence for each is being totally ready for one of many greatest and most necessary dwelling Check sequence we now have performed in recent times, particularly with World Check Championship factors up for grabs,” he added.
Earlier, Marcus Stoinis had suffered a facet pressure within the first ODI due to which he could not participate within the second match. Nevertheless, he continues to stay with the squad.
Australia have already gained the ODI sequence and can look to go for a clear sweep once they tackle the Males in Blue on the Manuka Oval in Canberra on Wednesday.