New Delhi. David Warner has scored more than 11 thousand runs in T20 cricket. But in the T20 World Cup (T20 World Cup 2022), they have failed miserably so far. Australia’s team is the defending champion of the tournament and the 8th season of the World Cup is being played in his house. The team is currently at number four in Group-1 of Super-12. His net run rate is in minus. In such a situation, he needs a big win in both the remaining matches to remain in the semi-final race. But the team could not start well against Ireland. Till the time of writing the news, he has scored 68 runs for 2 wickets in 9 overs. Ireland’s team has defeated England in the current tournament.
In the match, Ireland won the toss and decided to bowl. In reply, Australia did not start well. Legendary batsman David Warner was dismissed by fast bowler Barry McCarthy after scoring 3 runs off 7 balls. Earlier, he could score only 11 runs against Sri Lanka and 5 against New Zealand. That is, he has been able to score only 19 runs in 3 matches. Prior to this match, he has scored 2866 runs in 97 matches of T20 International at an average of 33. He has scored one century and 24 half-centuries. Strike rate is 142.
Babar and Rahul also failed
Indian opener KL Rahul and Pakistan captain Babar Azam have also not been able to perform much in the current World Cup. Rahul has scored 4, 9 and 9 runs in 3 matches respectively. That means a total of 22 runs. Babar has scored 0, 4 and 4 runs. He has been able to score only 8 runs in 3 matches. Due to this, the team could win only one match out of 3 so far and its semi-final hope rests on other teams.
Indian team is going to be announced again today in the midst of T20 World Cup, BCCI’s preparations complete
Talking about Group-1, Australia currently has 3 points in 3 matches, while its net run rate is -1.555. Whereas England has 0.239. New Zealand is on top with 5 points. In such a situation, apart from Ireland, the Kangaroo team also needs a big win against Afghanistan in the last match.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : October 31, 2022, 14:13 IST