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David Warner’s team may return to the Australian team in the third Test against India. Warner missed the first two matches of the four-Test series due to injury.
Australian opener David Warner may return in the third Test. Will Pukowski can make his Sydney Test debut. Chief coach Justin Langer has indicated this after a meeting with selectors on Tuesday. He said- I hope Warner is ready to play in the third Test. He did whatever he could to play. He is feeling fine and is fully ready to play. Pukowski has also been declared fit by doctors. He is doing better in training. He will definitely play in the third Test against India. The third match is to be played in Sydney from 7 January.
Warner has not played a single Test this season.
Warner has not played a single Test match this season. Warner suffered an injury in the second match of the three-match ODI series against Team India. Due to which he could not play in the first two games of the series of three T20 matches and four Test matches, including the third ODI. However, Warner had said in an interview in Melbourne that he was having trouble running. He has little hope that he will be able to be 100% fit before the third Test.
Pukowski was injured in a practice match
Pukowski suffered an injury in the practice match. Due to which he could not play in the first two matches. Now doctors have also declared him fit. There is a possibility that he can open the team with Warner in the third Test.
Series 1-1 on par
India and Australia are 1-1 in the four-Test series. Australia defeated Team India by eight wickets in the first match played in Adelaide. While Team India won in the second Test.