India vs Australia: David Warner was dismissed for 5 runs on Day Considered one of Sydney Check.© AFP
Former Australia batsman Mark Waugh on Thursday slammed David Warner for taking part in a free shot and giving his wicket away on the first day of the third Test in opposition to India on the Sydney Cricket Floor (SCG). Mohammad Siraj despatched the comeback man Warner (5) again to the pavilion in simply the fourth over of the innings and the hosts as soon as once more bought off to a foul begin within the ongoing sequence in opposition to India. Warner went for a drive, however solely managed to get an outdoor edge and a easy catch was given to Cheteshwar Pujara at first slip. That is the primary time in 4 years that Warner has been dismissed for lower than 10 runs in a house Check.
“That is only a free shot. That is not a shot you need to be taking part in within the first 20 minutes of a Check match. You are driving on the up, it is not there to drive and it is extensive as nicely and also you’re throwing your fingers at it,” Waugh advised Fox Cricket.
“Even when his groin was okay, he would have needed to take an almighty step to get even near that supply. Simply an impatient shot actually and possibly making an attempt to get runs on the board rapidly,” he added.
Australia have rushed Warner’s comeback because the left-handed batsman had himself accepted that he was not 100 per cent match earlier than the beginning of the third Check.
Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey additionally mentioned that Warner doesn’t look “absolutely match” and it isn’t an awesome signal for the hosts.
“He was operating via, he is actually labouring just a little bit and it is not the David Warner we’re used to seeing. He actually isn’t even near 100 per cent match. It is not an awesome signal,” Hussey had advised Fox Cricket.
Rain compelled an early lunch on the primary day of the third Check between India and Australia on Thursday.
With Australia’s rating at 21/1 within the eighth over, rain performed spoilsport and the play needed to be halted and consequently, early lunch was known as.
Indian pacer Navdeep Saini and Australia’s Will Pucovski made their Check debuts on the SCG.
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