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David Andrew Warner is an international cricket player from Australia. He was a former vice-captain of the Test team and the limited-overs captain of his country. Warner was born on October 27, 1986. He grew up to become a left-handed opening batsman and the only Australian cricketer to be chosen for a national team. This player was the first to be chosen in any format after 132 years without having played first-class cricket.
Many experts in this field regard him as one of the best batsmen of his time.
Ashes Test Match
The legendary batsman Justin Langer came to the scene. He advised Australia against removing David Warner from the starting XI during the Ashes 2023. As per him, doing so would cause “too much drama.”
Warner has had trouble getting the current Ashes series going. The experienced opener has only scored one half-century in six innings. Scores of 9, 36, 66, 25, 4, and 1 have been recorded.
The selectors won’t willingly make a change for the Ashes Test match in Manchester. This is because of their previous moves. After Australia’s first two victories, they stayed with him, and now they must once more trust their gut. Despite Warner’s apparent discomfort with Stuart Broad, it would be too disruptive to drop the left-handed match-winner.
Australia, led by Pat Cummins, and England, led by Ben Stokes, will face off in their fourth Test from July 19 to 23. This fourth game will be played at Old Trafford in Manchester.
Warner lived one of the most remarkable international cricket debuts ever. This happened when he struck an incredible 89 off 43 balls in a T20 encounter against South Africa. He did all this without having participated in a single First-Class match.
He got his ODI debut in Hobart against the South Africans after enjoying success in T20.
As the ODIs went on, his form declined. He was knocked to the ground before he could claw his way back into the side. He continued to play well in the T20 format of the game. However, sadly, he was one of the few bright lights that got eliminated from the World T20 in England in 2009.
Warner is, no doubt, a rising star. However, much drama revolved around him in the latest Ashes test match.