David Warner gave Australia trigger for concern when he limped off the SCG with a groin damage through the second ODI. He injured himself diving to make a save early in India’s chase.
Within the fourth over, Shikhar Dhawan punched the ball in the direction of mid-off, the place Warner got here cross and produced a tumble dive to intercept the ball. It appeared the damage was precipitated when he rolled the second time.
He took a few minutes to get himself to his ft and was then helped off the sphere by the Australia physio.
A Cricket Australia spokesman confirmed the damage and that Warner would go for scans on Sunday night.
The ultimate ODI of this sequence is in Canberra on Wednesday adopted by three T20Is in fast succession, however the principle concern for Australia could be an affect to Warner’s availability for the Take a look at sequence which begins in Adelaide on December 17.
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Within the shorter time period, if Australia wanted a substitute opener for the ultimate ODI and the T20Is they’d in all probability go for Matthew Wade.
Earlier within the day Warner made 83 in Australia’s large complete of four for 389. He’s the second damage Australia have suffered on this sequence following Marcus Stoinis’ aspect pressure which noticed him dominated of the second sport.
The Australia A match in opposition to India at Drummoyne Oval, beginning December 6, has been billed as a possible trial between Joe Burns and Will Pucovski to accomplice Warner on the high of the Take a look at order.
Nevertheless, to this point there was numerous backing for the incumbent Burns regardless that Pucovski has scored back-to-back double tons of this season.