Warner is adamant he’ll open the batting for Australia in the Boxing Day Test despite nursing a thumb injury.
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Star batsman David Warner says a sore thumb will not keep him out of the Boxing Day Test against India.
Australia begin its preparations today ahead of Friday’s opening day at the MCG.
Darren Lehmann’s side currently lead the series 2-0, but are dealing with a number of injuries.
Both Michael Clarke and Mitch Marsh will miss the Boxing Day Test with hamstring injuries, while Warner is under an injury cloud after being struck on the thumb during the Brisbane Test.
However, Warner is adamant he’ll open the batting for the Australians.
“I will definitely be playing – I will be doing everything I can,” he was quoted as saying by AAP.
“Obviously it’s a bit painful, it’s the one I broke before, but I’m not missing a Boxing Day Test, that’s for sure.”