David Warner has been dominated out of the rest of the second Take a look at in opposition to India with concussion as his nightmare tour simply retains getting worse.
The opener battled laborious for his 15 off 44 balls on day one, copping shorts balls to his arm and to his head earlier than ultimately being dismissed by paceman Mohammed Shami.
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Sadly for the underfire veteran, he was unable to return to the sphere as soon as Australia was bowled out for 263 within the first innings, citing dizziness from the peppering he acquired early.
“The medical employees must assess tomorrow, he’s a bit of bit weary in the mean time,” Usman Khawaja mentioned after play on Friday.
“He acquired a knock to the arm after which the pinnacle, I feel the pinnacle made him a bit of bit weary in the mean time and couldn’t come out to subject.
“The employees must work out what occurs from right here.”
However on Saturday, Australia confirmed Warner had been withdrawn from the Take a look at with concussion and would play no additional half in Dehli.
He might be changed within the line-up by concussion substitute Matthew Renshaw, who had been dropped to make method for Travis Head after twin failures within the first Take a look at.
Former Australian captain Allan Border mentioned on Fox Cricket: “That’s large information. Apparently David’s all proper, however simply clearly exhibiting indicators of concussion … he hasn’t come up effectively.”
Mike Hussey mentioned: “It’s large information, it’s a large story that. It’s within the guidelines that they’re allowed to exchange him, in order that’s an enormous bonus for Australia.”
“It’s an enormous loss for Australia,” he added.
The Australian’s cricket author Peter Lalor reviews scans have revealed Warner additionally sustained a hairline fracture to his arm from a bouncer by Mohammed Siraj.
It’s removed from a great state of affairs for Warner, whose profession hangs within the steadiness after an unconvincing begin to the tour.
The opener would have been hoping to proceed his Take a look at profession at the least till the Ashes and the World Take a look at Championship last in the course of the yr, however time will effectively if or when he’ll don the Australian whites once more.