Cricket

Warner suffers thumb blow

2015-09-05 18:45
David Warner (AP)

London - Australia opener David Warner has been ruled out of the rest of the one-day international series against England due of a thumb injury he suffered batting in the second ODI at Lord's on Saturday.

He will now travel with the squad to Manchester, where the third of a five-match contest starts Tuesday, and fly home on Monday, with a replacement to be announced, a Cricket Australia spokesman said.

Warner, who struggled against the short ball during England's 3-2 Ashes series win, was struck a painful blow on the left thumb as he got in a tangle trying to play fast bowler Steven Finn's second-ball bouncer of the Lord's match.

The ball flew over wicket-keeper Jos Buttler's head for one and Warner required treatment on the field before retiring hurt on one.

He walked off and received a consoling pat on the back from Finn.

Warner, 28, did not resume his innings and did not field when England batted.

His innings of 59 was the exact margin of victory in Australia' 59-run win in the first one-day international in Southampton on Thursday.

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