David Warner dropped after bar-room attack on Root; Cook says 'Joe seems fine'

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) also said Warner had "initiated an "unprovoked physical attack on a member of the England team in a Birmingham bar following England's 48-run victory over Australia" in the teams' tournament opener at Edgbaston on Saturday.

updated: June 12, 2013 18:24 IST
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Birmingham: Australia batsman David Warner was dropped for the country's Champions Trophy match against New Zealand on Wednesday, Cricket Australia said, after a bar-room attack on England's Joe Root.

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Cricket Australia said the player had been reported for breaching its code of conduct relating to "unbecoming behaviour" after a "physical altercation" with an unnamed player after the two teams' Champions Trophy on Sunday.

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