The Australian cricket team has suffered another major setback amid the four-match Test series against India. After fast bowler Josh Hazlewood, opener David Warner has also been ruled out of the series.
New Delhi: The Australian cricket team has suffered another major setback amid the four-match Test series against India. After fast bowler Josh Hazlewood, opener David Warner has also been ruled out of the series. During the second Test played in Delhi, Warner was hit by two balls from Indian fast bowler Mohammad Siraj. One ball from Siraj hit Warner’s hand and one ball hit his head.
Warner was ruled out of the Delhi Test after being hit on the head by a ball and was replaced by Matthew Renshaw as a concussion replacement. It is now reported that the opener has suffered a hairline fracture due to Siraj’s ball hitting Warner’s hand, due to which he will not be able to play the next two Tests. Warner will return home after being ruled out of the India tour, which means he will also be unavailable for selection in the Australia squad for the upcoming ODI series.
Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood was ruled out of India tour before Warner. Hazlewood was struggling with a leg injury, he made a lot of efforts to recover from this injury on the tour of India, but he could not be fit for the match.
Talking about the Test series, Australia is trailing 0-2 after losing the first two matches of this four-match series. Pat Cummins’ men had lost by an innings and 132 runs in Nagpur, while India thrashed them by 6 wickets in the Delhi Test. After these two consecutive defeats, the number 1 crown in Test cricket has also been snatched from Australia. The third match of the series is to be played in Indore from March 1.