Despite fetching the axe at Sunrisers Hyderbad in the ongoing IPL due to poor form, there are no question marks over David Warner's spot in the Australian XI according to skipper Aaron Finch.

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Warner lost the SRH captaincy and his spot earlier in the season but was included when the tournament resumed in the UAE last month, only to get dropped again following scores of 0 and 2.

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Apart from that, he hasn't featured for Australia in the shortest format in over a year and opted out of the recent tours to West Indies and Bangladesh.

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"Yep, absolutely," Finch said ahead of Australia's departure when asked if Warner would open alongside him in the T20 World Cup.

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"He's one of the best players to ever play the game for Australia. I've got no doubt that his preparation, while he would love to be playing for Hyderabad no doubt, I know that he's still training away. He'll be good to go."

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In terms of being under-prepared for a world tournament, Warner isn't the only player Australia will be concerned about.

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Finch himself has just recovered from a knee surgery and there were doubts over his participation in the two warm-up games before Australia's opening game on October 23.

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However, the skipper has confirmed that he is on course to featuring in the two practice games against New Zealand and India.

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Only Glenn Maxwell and Josh Hazlewood from Australia's 15-man squad will go into the tournament with games under their belt having featured regularly for their respective IPL teams.

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