David Warner suspended till first Ashes Test for allegedly hitting England's Joe Root

David Warner was dropped for the country's ICC Champions Trophy match against New Zealand on Wednesday, Cricket Australia said, after a bar-room attack on England's Joe Root.

updated: June 13, 2013 18:22 IST
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Birmingham: Australia's David Warner has been suspended until the start of the Ashes series and fined after attacking England's Joe Root in a bar, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Thursday.

"@davidwarner31 has been suspended up until the First Test of #TheAshes and fined $11,500," (£7,000, $11,000), the federation said on its Twitter account @CricketAus after a disciplinary hearing.

Warner will now miss the rest of title-holders Australia's involvement in the Champions Trophy, starting with their final group game against Sri Lanka at London's Oval ground on Monday, and their two warm-up matches ahead of the Ashes. (Australia tarnished by Warner incident: Vaughan)

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