David Warner told that he will retire in the coming year.
The focus will be on T20 World Cup and ODI World Cup.
New Delhi. The ongoing T20 World Cup in Australia has ended. England defeated Pakistan by 5 wickets in the final match to win the second World Cup title. At the same time, in this tournament, Australia’s team was out in the first phase itself. After the end of the World Cup, the shocking statement of Australia’s aggressive batsman David Warner has come to the fore. In which he has spoken of retiring from the long format.
David Warner is considered one of the best players of Australia. He has dominated in all three formats of cricket. However, in this T20 World Cup, Australia’s team could not succeed in doing anything special. David Warner also could not live up to the expectations of the team. After the World Cup, the left-handed batsman has told that he is going to spend the last 12 months in Test cricket. He told that he would like to focus on the upcoming ODI World Cup and T20 World Cup.
Test will be the first format that I will say goodbye – David Warner
Regarding his retirement from Test cricket, Warner said, ‘Test cricket will probably be the first format that I will say goodbye to. Maybe this could be my last 12 months in the longer format. Although I like Test cricket a lot. But T20 World Cup and ODI World Cup is in my plan. I love T20 cricket and would like to play in the T20 World Cup to be held in 2024.
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David Warner’s name in 24 centuries in Test cricket
David Warner has made an important contribution in Test cricket for Australia. He has played a total of 96 matches in the longer format, in which his average is excellent. Warner has scored 7817 runs at an impressive average of 46.5 including 24 centuries and 34 half-century innings. The 36-year-old’s best score in Test cricket is 335 which came against Pakistan in 2019.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 14, 2022, 11:57 IST