Is David Warner’s time up? Pat Cummins says all options are open, Michael Clarke supports Mitchell Marsh’s candidacy

We will keep all options open. We have nine or 10 days, so we’ll take a deep breath, Pat Cummins told reporters.

We’ll be gone for a few days, but everyone will be back in the game. Greaney should be ready for Manchester, we should have a full squad. So we’ll look at the wicket, have a chat and pick the optimum line-up.

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke has backed Mitchell Marsh to open the side alongside Usman Khawaja in the remaining two Ashes Tests.

Tell me what they’re going to do now… The No. 1 question is you’ve kept Warner, given him every opportunity and (Stuart) Broad is still holding his number. Maybe it’s time, Clarke told Sky Sports Radio.

If the time is right, I wouldn’t even think about who opens the game because you have options. I believe Mitch Marsh is in form. If he had to do it, he would do well. Alex Carey probably can’t because he would need to keep playing, but Travis Head could do it. Marnus Labuschagne isn’t getting as many runs as he should at the #3 position. He could open up, Smithy could move to #3, and Head could move to #4 (Marsh and Green are #5 and #6).

The first thing to consider is, is David Warner’s time over? And secondly, if you are going to bring Cameron Green back into the game, is he 100 percent ready to play the overs he needs to play?

I think they should either keep Warner or play with an order of players and keep Mitch Marsh.

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