Warner rested for Chappell-Hadlee tour

David Warner will be rested for the Chappell-Hadlee Series in New Zealand, while Usman Khawaja will also not be part of the squad as he heads to Dubai early for a training camp ahead of the Test tour of India. Aaron Finch and Shaun Marsh have both been called in to a 14-man squad for the the three games in New Zealand, and are likely to form the opening combination.

They are the only changes from the current squad taking on Pakistan in an ODI series that concludes at Adelaide Oval on January 26. Allrounder Marcus Stoinis, who was brought into the squad to replace the injured Mitchell Marsh but has not yet played a game against Pakistan, has been retained, along with the young fast bowler Billy Stanlake.

Warner has not missed a match for Australia in any format since the second half of the one-day tri-series in the West Indies in June, when he flew home with a fractured finger. From the start of the Test tour of Sri Lanka in …

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