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Warner suspended over attack on Root

Updated: Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 11:43 | Comments

David Warner will be able to return for the Ashes
David Warner will be able to return for the Ashes

Australia batsman David Warner has been suspended until the first Test of the Ashes and fined €8,200 for his bar-room attack on England's Joe Root.

Warner pleaded guilty to breaching Cricket Australia's code of behaviour during the incident, which occurred in Birmingham's Walkabout theme pub in the early hours of Sunday morning following England's 48-run win over their old rivals at Edgbaston.

Warner had faced the possibility of being sent home and missing the remainder of the English summer, but despite being banned from the remainder of the Champions Trophy and both Ashes warm-up matches, he will be available for the series opener at Trent Bridge next month.

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