Warner set for paternity leave, may play only 2 ODIs against India

Melbourne, Jan 7: Australia opener David Warner is likely to miss a few matches in the upcoming limited overs series against India as his wife is due with the couple's second child.

Ind-Aus series schedule

Warner and wife Candice have a daughter named Ivy. According to Australian newspaper Daily Telegraph: "Warner is flying to Perth this morning ahead of Australia's series-opening clash against India at the WACA on January 12. At this point it's anticipated Warner will play that match and the second fixture in Brisbane on the 15th, before potentially resting the rest of the campaign when his newborn arrives."

A file picture of David Warner celebrating a ODI century

"However, if bub No.2 was to decide to arrive earlier than scheduled Warner could face a lengthy flight from one side of the country to the other," stated a report in the newspaper.


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