During Day 1 of the Delhi cricket match, Mohammed Siraj’s bouncer struck David Warner.

On Day 2 of the second Test match between India and Australia in Delhi, Australia was given a severe blow when David Warner was declared to be ineligible due to a concussion. Prior to the start of play on Saturday, Cricket Australia announced that Matt Renshaw had been chosen as his concussion replacement. On Day 1, Warner was batting when Mohammed Siraj hit him with a bouncer; as a result, he did not participate in India’s innings later that day. Warner’s poor Test cricket performance continued as he was removed after only 15 runs.

Usman Khawaja, the opening batsman for Australia, had already argued that a sample size of just three innings is insufficient to evaluate Warner, who was under pressure after being hit in the head by a Mohammed Siraj bouncer on the opening day of the second Test.

Mohammed Shami struck Warner twice with longer, angled deliveries, giving him scores of 1, 10, and 15 in the series thus far. The issue of Warner‘s technique has unavoidably come up, but Khawaja defended his opening partner after scoring a well-made 81.

“I must admit that I disagree somewhat with what you are stating. When questioned if Warner, whose stay over the 44 deliveries faced looked laborious, needed to be proactive, Khawaja responded that Warner smashed two fours of Ashwin in the last game before he was out lbw.

“I was lucky today because it’s never easy out there, especially when you’re first starting out. Even if you’re opening, it’s never easy. I have a few (boundaries) to get me started.

That can be quite difficult when you don’t get that. So yeah, I don’t think three innings is enough. This Test series still has a long way to go. I’m excited to see what might occur. Khawaja has a lot of faith in Warner’s ability to recover.

“Davey has had such a great playing career for so long. We’ll see, but every time he has his back to the wall, he produces something.

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