Smarting from a humiliating defeat in the series-opening first Test in opposition to India in Nagpur, Australia may replace struggling David Warner with off-spin all-rounder Travis Head in the second match in New Delhi beginning February 17, Australian media reported on Sunday.
Australia’s aspiration to win the Border-Gavaskar Trophy suffered a giant blow after the guests misplaced the Nagpur Test by an innings and 132 runs inside three days on Saturday.
Seasoned opener Warner’s poor kind in the subcontinent continued as he received out for 1 and 10 in the 2 innings as Australia struggled to get a great begin and had been bowled out for 91 in the second essay, their lowest complete in India.
“Sources close to the Australian team confirmed those discussions were continuing after Warner’s double failure in the first Test,” reported ‘Sydney Morning Herald’.
It additional added that left-arm finger spinner Matt Kuhnemann additionally has a “chance” to make his Test debut in New Delhi after being summoned to India as a substitute for reserve leg-spinner Mitch Swepson.
Swepson is returning dwelling for the beginning of his baby.
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