David Warner performed the final two Checks in opposition to India earlier this yr.© AFP
Australia opener David Warner admitted that he “wouldn’t have” performed with the damage within the Take a look at collection in opposition to India which prolonged his return again to the sector. Warner had performed the final two Checks in opposition to India whereas nonetheless being hampered by the groin damage he sustained within the ODI collection on the finish of November 2020. “I made the decision to play these Take a look at matches, felt like I wanted to be on the market and assist the fellows. Trying again in hindsight I in all probability would not have finished that, the place I’m with the damage it put me again somewhat bit,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Warner as saying.
“If I am excited about myself I in all probability would have mentioned no, however I did what I felt was greatest for the crew and me being on the market opening the batting was I felt the most effective factor for the crew,” he added.
On Tuesday, Warner was named in New South Wales’ (NSW) squad for the upcoming Marsh ODI Cup match in opposition to South Australia.
The opening batsman will likely be returning to cricket for the NSW Blues on Thursday after six weeks recovering from a groin damage.
Warner will likely be taking the place of Daniel Hughes, who has a shoulder criticism, whereas Nick Larkin is available in for Steve Smith, who continues to be rehabbing his elbow damage.
Pat Cummins will once more captain the One Day Cup squad that received their season opener in opposition to Victoria at North Sydney Oval final month by 59 runs.
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