Champions Trophy: David Warner to miss New Zealand game after 'physical altercation' with England player

In May this year, the Aussie opener found guilty of breaching Cricket Australia's code of behaviour over a Twitter tirade at two journalists and fined Aus$5,750 (US$5,608).

updated: June 12, 2013 15:11 IST
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David Warner is once again under scrutiny, this time for an off-field (reportedly alcohol-related) incident, and may be in trouble after Cricket Australia indicated that the matter is 'under investigation'. Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed that Australian batsman David Warner has been stood down from Australia's ICC Champions Trophy match against New Zealand tonight after being reported for breaching the CA Code of Behaviour, the board said on its website.

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Warner has been reported for breaching Rule 6: Unbecoming Behaviour after he was allegedly involved in a physical altercation with an England player, 'heavily' reported to be England middle-order batsman Joe Root, in the early hours of Sunday morning following the ICC Champions Trophy match between the teams in Birmingham. (Read: England player accepts David Warner's apology)

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