David Warner injures elbow in ongoing BPL 2019

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17 Jan 2019

David Warner injures elbow, set to undergo surgery

Australian cricketer David Warner has sustained an elbow injury and is set to undergo a surgery.

Warner has been playing in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) for the Sylhet Sixers.

He is now set to return to Australia on January 21.

Reports state that the southpaw will require six weeks to recover from the injury.

Here's more.

Warner injury

David has reported some pain in his right elbow: CA

David has reported some pain in his right elbow: CA

Warner, who hit 61* on Wednesday, has injured his right elbow.

"David has reported some pain in his right elbow. He will return to Australia on January 21 to be assessed, but is expected to play in the remaining matches until his return. We will have a clearer understanding of the extent of the injury once he has been assessed," a CA spokesperson said.

BPL 2019

Warner to play two more matches for Sixers

Warner has been the skipper of the Sixers and he will play two more games for his side on January 18 and 19 respectively.

He is set to miss their last five league games.

Warner has been his side's second-highest run-scorer so far.

Sixers are placed second from bottom on the points table.

It's a huge blow for the franchise.

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Batting form

Warner stole the show after batting right-handed against Gayle

Warner stole the show after batting right-handed against Gayle

Warner stole the show on Wednesday after hitting a 36-ball 61*.

Interestingly, he also batted right-handed for three deliveries against Chris Gayle.

The change worked. Warner hit a six and two fours to show his prowess.

Besides the blistering knock, he had also hit 59 against the Vikings on January 9.

IPL participation

Warner to be available for IPL 2019

Warner is set to be out for a month with the elbow injury.

Unlike Steve Smith, the southpaw will be available in the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Warner sees his 12-month ban for ball-tampering end on March 28.

The IPL starts from March 23 onwards.

A strong show could help him be in contention for Australia's World Cup plans.

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What's the situation of David Warner?

Asked 2019-01-17 11:46:30 by Navya Sharma

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Australian cricketer David Warner has sustained an elbow injury. He is set to undergo a surgery and will be out for a month.

When will Warner return to Australia from the Bangladesh Premier League?

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Warner is set to return to Australia from the Bangladesh Premier League on January 21. He will play two more matches for his side.

Is Warner going to miss the IPL 12 season?

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Warner will be out for a month and therefore that won't affect his IPL participation.

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Warner has been his side's second highest run-scorer in the BPL 2019 season.

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