Opening batsman David Warner is doing all the things he can to recover from a groin injury however continues to be no certainty to play within the third Test in opposition to India, Australia coach Justin Langer mentioned on Sunday.
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Warner tore an adductor muscle within the lead-up to the four-Test series and was dominated out of the Adelaide opener in addition to the continued ‘Boxing Day’ Test in Melbourne.
The third Test begins on January 7 on the Sydney Cricket Ground.
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“We noticed him bat the day earlier than the sport. He’s batting once more (within the nets) this afternoon right here on the MCG. So by way of his batting, he’s flying. It’s simply …. he’s nonetheless having some hassle together with his groin, and we all know how dynamic he’s, his working between the wickets, the way in which his motion is on a regular basis.
“We nonetheless have just a few extra days till the subsequent Test match. Fingers crossed he’s able to go.”
In Warner’s absence, Matthew Wade has been promoted to the highest of the order to companion with Joe Burns, with younger all-rounder Cameron Green included within the centre order.
Burns and Wade produced opening stands of 16 and 70 in Adelaide, and 10 within the first innings on the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Day One of many second Test on Saturday.
It’s unclear who would make the method for Warner, however, Burns is underneath scrutiny regardless of scoring an unbeaten 51 in Adelaide as Australia chased down a paltry victory goal to win the Test by eight wickets in three days. The Queensland right-hander scored eight within the first innings at Adelaide and a duck in Melbourne on Saturday.