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Sydney, 3 March: Australian opener David Warner has said that hastening to return from injury to play in a series against India earlier this year was probably not the right decision, which would lead to a longer rehabilitation period. Gone. Warner missed the first two Tests due to a groin injury during the one-day international series against India but played the last two Tests in Sydney and Brisbane. Thirty-four-year-old Warner scored 5, 13, 1 and 48 runs in four innings of two Tests and it was clear that he was not at his best. India registered a 2–1 historic victory in the Test series with a win in Gaba.
ESPN Cricinfo quoted Warner as saying, “I decided to play those Test matches, I felt I should be there and help fellow players.” Looking back, I probably should not have done it, so far as the injury is concerned, I have suffered a little bit. “He said,” If I had been thinking about myself, I might have refused but I did it Which I felt was the best for the team and I felt that it would be best for me to start my innings. ”Also read: Ind vs Eng 4th Test 2021: Ajinkya Rahane made a big prediction about the pitch of the fourth test
Warner said that his injury was very bad and he had never felt this way before. Warner now has to play in the Indian Premier League where he is a part of Sunrisers Hyderabad. Australia have to tour the West Indies for the limited overs series but it is yet to be confirmed and Warner will also have to play in the Hundred Series in England in July-August. The aggressive opener is eyeing the 50-over World Cup to be held in India in 2023 but he is not thinking about being away from Test cricket. He said, “I am not thinking at all about the end of my career, my eyes are on the 2023 World Cup.”