Cricket

Warner, Khawaja rested ahead of India tour

2017-01-23 12:54
David Warner (Gallo)
  Gallery

Missed any of the action? Here's a round-up of seven images from your sporting weekend.

Sydney - Ahead of next month’s tour of India, Australia have decided to rest key batsmen David Warner and Usman Khawaja as the duo will not take part in the Chappell-Hadlee series against New Zealand.

Warner will be rested completely, while Khawaja will travel to Dubai for the pre-tour training camp, interim chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns confirmed.

He also revealed that Shaun Marsh and Aaron Finch have been recalled.

"David has had a very big summer and will benefit from a break in cricket, both mentally and physically," Hohns said in a statement.

"He will travel to Dubai in the second group of departures to coincide with those players arriving from the one-day series in New Zealand.

"This gives Aaron an opportunity to return to the side. His form in the Big Bash League has been very good and he has earned his recall.

"With Usman heading to Dubai in the first group of players this provides Shaun with a chance to get back into international cricket following his injury earlier in the summer."

Read more on:    australia  |  david warner  |  cricket
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The Proteas are currently on tour in England, involved in a four-Test series with their hosts. How will they fare? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Who should open the batting alongside Dean Elgar in SA's four-Test series against England in July?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.