Australia’s tour of India has not been anything special so far as the visiting team has lost both the opening Test matches and now it is being reported by Fox Sports that two more Australian players will return home in the middle of the series.
It was reported, earlier, that Australian captain Pat Cummins will fly back to Australia due to family reasons. Now, it is learned that opener David Warner and fast bowler Josh Hazlewood are also set to return home with Cummins.
There is a gap of about 10 days between the second and third Test matches. According to media reports, Cummins will leave for Sydney during this time, but he will return before the start of the third Test. Hazlewood is still not fully fit from the injury, which he sustained in the Sydney Test last month and he is now ruled out of the entire four-match Test series against India.
David Warner failed to score big in this series
Warner has also not recovered from the injury suffered in the first innings of the second Test. According to media reports, he has also been ruled out of the remaining two Tests and will return home. This series was very important for the left-hander as he was out of form in the longest format for a while.
His career is considered to be in danger in Tests as many youngsters like Travis Head and Matt Renshaw are eyeing a spot in the squad. Warner had a great opportunity to make big runs in the series, but he was able to score only 11 runs in the first Test of the series and scored 15 runs in the first innings of the second Test.
He didn’t come to bat in the second innings because he suffered an elbow injury during the match from which he could not recover yet. Meanwhile, India and Australia will clash again for the third Test which will start on March 1 in Indore. India are leading the series by 2-0 and need just 1 win to seal their spot in the World Test Championship final.
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