Warner skips T20s, boosting Smith's chances to open

By Scott Bailey
Updated November 21 2023 - 2:00pm, first published 1:58pm
Veteran opener David Warner has pulled out of Australia's five-game T20 series against India. (AP PHOTO)
Veteran opener David Warner has pulled out of Australia's five-game T20 series against India. (AP PHOTO)

Australia's selectors have withdrawn David Warner from the Twenty20 series against India, paving the way for Steve Smith to trial as an opener for next year's World Cup in the format.

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