Opening batsman David Warner is doing everything he can to recover from a groin injury but is still no certainty to play in the third Test against India, Australia coach Justin Langer said on Sunday.
Warner tore an adductor muscle in the lead-up to the four-Test series and was ruled out of the Adelaide opener as well as the ongoing ‘Boxing Day’ Test in Melbourne.
The third Test starts on January 7 at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
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“As we’ve said for the last few weeks, there’s no one more professional and he’s doing everything possible,” Langer told host broadcaster Channel 7.
“We saw him bat the day before the game. He’s batting again (in the nets) this afternoon here at the MCG. So in terms of his batting, he’s flying. It’s just …. he’s still having some trouble with his groin, and we know how dynamic he is, his…