‘I’ll be back in action next week’: David Warner confirms return from groin injury


Australian opener David Warner reckons he should face “at least six to nine months” of rehab for his groin injury however will be back in action for New South Wales next week.

The 34-year-old had sustained the injury in the course of the second ODI in opposition to India in November and was subsequently dominated out of the third sport in Canberra, the three-match T20 sequence and the primary two Tests.

Returning to the aspect for the Sydney and Brisbane Tests in opposition to India, he was not 100 per cent match and struggled to get going, registering scores of 5, 13, 1 and 48.

“Just to clarify a comment I made on commentary last night, that “My Groin” will want ongoing remedy and may have an annoying ache for not less than 6-9 months. I’m returning to play for NSW on the 4th March 2021 #horsesmouth,” Warner tweeted on Tuesday.

On Monday, Warner had triggered fairly a stir whereas shedding gentle on his injury.

“Next week I’ll be picking up throwing. (That was) very difficult the last couple of weeks, even trying to throw,” Warner had mentioned on ‘Fox Cricket’.

“Now it’s all about lateral (movement), running between the wickets. It’s going to aggravate me for the next six to nine months. But I’m sure the medicos will help me out there,” he added.

Warner was chosen for the Test tour of South Africa, which was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Following his home duties for NSW, Warner is ready to captain Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League, which is anticipated to start in the second week of April.

“You’ve acquired to show your mind to not fear concerning the ache and it’s not going to occur once more.

“It’s just getting back that confidence to be able to sidestep and run as hard as I can and dive around again. It’s more that lunging when you’re batting,” he added.




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