Pucovski played a brilliant knock despite being in pain.
He was in contention to be picked in the Test squad for the series against Pakistan.
Warne left out Mitchell Starc from his eleven.
Pucovski reportedly has a history of suffering from concussions.
Australia will now play a two-Test series against Sri Lanka starting in Brisbane on January 24.
He has been surprisingly picked in Australia Test squad for the upcoming Sri Lanka series.
There are a few surprising inclusions in the squad.
Pucovski has 520 runs in seven first-class games at an average of 52 with two hundreds and the highest score of 243.
Abbott, the bowler who bowled the bouncer that struck Phillip Hughes at the SCG in November 2014 which ended in his tragic death, was also shaken.