“Devastated” to overlook out on the pink-ball fixture of such a “massive collection, star Australia opener David Warner is hopeful of playing the Boxing Day Test in opposition to India.
The 34-year-old Warner had sustained groin damage within the second ODI and was subsequently dominated out of the third game in Canberra, the three-game T20 series and the continuing opening Test in Adelaide.
“I’m (hopeful), that’s one which I by no means wish to miss out on. It’s my first missed Test by means of damage, so I’m clearly very dissatisfied with that,” Warner stated on ‘SEN Radio’.
Australian opener David Warner
“With the large collection that it’s, it’s devastating to overlook a Test however I do know that the blokes who’re strolling on the market at present are going to place their greatest foot ahead.
“Hopefully we begin the collection properly and try to win this one transferring onto Boxing Day and get that momentum into the brand new 12 months,” he added.
Warner, who’s at the moment present process a rehab program, stated he plans to extend the depth of his coaching.
“Hopefully I can rise up and about and begin operating at a better tempo. I managed to rise up to 14 kilometres an hour, so I’ve set to work in the direction of a max of 26 to 30 kilometres an hour by next week.” The long-lasting Boxing Day Test, the most important event on the Australian cricket calendar, is scheduled to begin from December 26 on the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
“If I can run between wickets and transfer laterally and do some floor fielding by the top of next week, I ought to be able to go. Fingers are crossed,” he added.
Hosts Australia received the ODI series 2-1 whereas India clinched the T20Is with identical margin.