Devastating Australian opener David Warner suffered an injury scare during a net session just days before the first Ashes Test starting from August 1 at Edgbaston. Warner limped off the training with a bruised knee at Edgbaston.

Warner sustains a knee injury

The southpaw is making a comeback to the Test squad after the infamous ball-tampering scandal last year at Cape Town in South Africa. Subsequently, Cricket Australia suspended him along with former Australian skipper Steven Smith and Cameron Bancroft who were also a part of the saga that broke out during the month of February. David Warner will be relishing the opportunity to come back to the Test side after an outstanding time in the World Cup.

David Warner Suffers Injury Scare Ahead Of The First Ashes Test
David Warner. Credit: Getty Images

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The devastating opener made a comeback to the IPL for Sunrisers Hyderabad finished as the highest run-scorer of the tournament. Warner continued the blistering form in the World Cup as well scoring another 600+ runs finishing as the highest run-getter for his side. David Warner received a setback as he was keen to make his presence felt in the Tests in the upcoming Ashes.

Warner had to leave the nets with a bruised left thigh after medium-pacer Michael Neser struck him on the thigh. The left-hand batsman was pictured receiving medical assistance and was also treated with ice on his injury. David Warner now has only three days in hand to regain his fitness to be available for selection for the first Test which starts from August 1. Australia will be desperate to have Warner in their squad as they still mull over Usman Khawaja‘s hamstring injury, he suffered during the World Cup.

Ankush Das

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