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David Warner was injured during fielding in the second ODI. Fellow player Glenn Maxwell and medical staff were taken out of the ground.
In the 3 ODIs series against India, 2–0 ahead, Australia have suffered a big setback. Team opener David Warner has been ruled out of the last ODI and 3 T20 series due to injury. At the same time, fast bowler Pat Cummins has been given rest due to work load.
In the first two ODIs of the series, Warner has scored 152 runs with two fifties. He scored an 83-run knock in the second match. Thanks to these innings, Australia defeated India by 66 runs in the first match and 51 runs in the second ODI.
In the second ODI, Warner was out from the field due to injury.
In the second ODI of the series, Warner was injured on the field during the fielding in the fourth over of the Indian innings on Sunday. On the fourth ball of Hazlewood’s over, Dhawan played a straight shot, which Warner dived to stop. During this time he complained of hamstring.
Important part of David and Pat test series plan
Australian coach Justin Langer said – Pat and David are an important part of our plan for the upcoming Test series. David will work on himself in Rehab to prepare for this. There is a different case of Pat. They have been rested to be physically and mentally prepared amidst heavy work load.
D’Arki will be short replaced by Warner
D’Arki Short was named as a replacement for Warner. Short has been the top scorer in Big Bash League season two.
Stoinis already out, Marsh not ready too
All-rounder Marcus Stoinis, who was injured in the first ODI, is also out of the team. He did not play the second match. At the same time, Mitchell Marsh, who played for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL, was injured during the tournament itself. They are not ready yet.
Cummins coming to play IPL needs rest
Cummins spent about 50 days in the UAE for the IPL. Cummins of Kolkata Knight Riders played 14 matches this season, taking 12 wickets. He is also the most expensive foreign player of the IPL. The Kolkata team bought him the highest bid of Rs 15.50 crore this season.
The third ODI will be played on December 2
The third ODI of the series between India and Australia will be played on 2 December in Canberra. After this, the team also has to play a series of 3 T20 and 4 Tests. The first T20 will be held in Canberra on 4 December.