ECB says David Warner admits 'inappropriate behaviour', England player accepts apology

Cricket Australia (CA) confirmed that Australian batsman 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.

updated: June 12, 2013 15:18 IST
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Birmingham: Australia batsman David Warner has been dropped for the country's Champions Trophy match against New Zealand on Wednesday, Cricket Australia said, amid England complaints of an "unprovoked physical attack" on one of its players.

Cricket Australia said in an emailed statement that the player had been reported for breaching its code of conduct relating to "unbecoming behaviour". (Read: Warner in trouble after 'physical altercation' with England player, reportedly Joe Root)

Warner "was allegedly involved in a physical altercation with an England player in the early hours of Sunday morning following the ICC Champions Trophy match between the teams in Birmingham", CA said.

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