David Warner ruled out of Boxing Day Test

David Warner has been formally dominated out of the Boxing Day Test at the MCG and alongside Sean Abbott is recuperating independently absent from the key Australian squad after their arrival into Melbourne to steer clear of remaining trapped in New South Wales because of to the Covid-19 outbreak on Sydney’s northern shorelines.

While Warner experienced to begin with hoped to recuperate in time for Boxing Day from the groin pressure he suffered all through the second ODI at the SCG previous thirty day period, his progress has not been quick more than enough to make it possible for him to be fit.

At the exact same time, biosecurity limits around Warner and Abbott, owning left Sydney to travel to Melbourne on December 19, signify they will not be capable to enter the hub occupied by the key squad until after the Boxing Day Test concludes on December thirty.

“David Warner and Sean Abbott will rejoin the Australian men’s Test squad ahead of the 3rd Test towards India,” a CA spokesman said. “Warner and Abbott put in time in Sydney outside the team’s bio-protected hub to recuperate from damage. While neither player has been in a particular ‘hotspot’ as outlined by NSW Wellness, Cricket Australia’s biosecurity protocols do not make it possible for them to rejoin the squad in time for the Boxing Day Test.

“Warner has not totally recovered from a groin damage suffered in the ODI Sequence towards India and would not have been out there for the second Test match, while Abbott has recovered from a calf pressure sustained all through Australia A’s tour match towards India and would have been out there for assortment for the Boxing Day Test.

“The pair travelled from Sydney to Melbourne to continue on their rehabilitation specified the changing general public health circumstance in Sydney at the time.”