Australia hit with David Warner scare ahead of Ashes opener

The Australia opener left training after suffering an alleged bruised knee three days before the series kicks off at Edgbaston on Thursday

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Australia have suffered a scare ahead of the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston after David Warner left training early with an alleged bruised knee.

The opener is believed to have picked up the bruise to his inner thigh after being struck by the uncapped Michael Neser during a Monday afternoon net session at Edgbaston.

Warner was seen leaving training with his kitbag in hand and has been icing his bruised thigh in order to try and reduce the bruising. 

The seriousness of the problem is unknown as the 32-year-old builds up to the game at the Edgbaston in what be his Test return in England after the sandpaper scandal.

However, if the injury is serious it could force Australia to field a new opening partnership in Birmingham, with Marcus Harris and Usman Khawaja both in the frame.

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Warner has given Australia a scare ahead of the Edgbaston Test

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