David Warner : A little Genius

Genius Warner

David Warner is a prominent Australian cricketer who has earned a reputation as one of the most destructive batsmen in the modern era of cricket born on October 27, 1986, in Paddington, a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales. He grew up in the beachside suburb of Matraville, and from an early age, he was known for his love for sports.

Warner attended Matraville Public School and Randwick Boys High School. At school, he excelled in both cricket and rugby. Despite his small stature, he was a natural athlete and showed remarkable talent on the field.

At the age of 13, Warner played his first game of grade cricket for the Eastern Suburbs Cricket Club. His incredible talent quickly caught the attention of the cricketing world, and he was selected to play for the Australian under-19 team.

Warner’s big break came in 2009 when he was selected to play for the Australian national team in a T20 match against South Africa. He made an immediate impact, scoring 89 runs off just 43 balls and earning the man of the match award.

Since then, Warner has gone on to become one of Australia’s most successful cricketers. He has played in all three formats of the game and has scored over 10,000 runs in international cricket. He has also captained the Australian team in both T20 and ODI formats.

Despite some controversies in his career, including a one-year ban for his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal in 2018, Warner remains one of the most popular cricketers in Australia and around the world.

About David Warner

Full Name David Andrew Warner
Nickname(s) Cannon, Lloyd, Mario, Bull
Date of Birth October 27, 1986
Height 170 cm
Jersey Number 31
Favorite Shot Pull Shot
Age 37 years
Zodiac sign Scorpio
Hometown Matraville, New South Wales, Australia
Educational Qualification H.S.C.
Hobbies Travelling, Swimming, Golfing
Favorite Food Chicken-thigh-sandwich
Marital Status Married
Wife Candice Warner
Net Worth $23 million

International Career

David Warner made his international debut for Australia ODI against South Africa at Hobart on 18 January 2009.

  M Inn Runs HS Avg SR 100 200 50
Test 102 187 8158 335 45.58 71.04 25 3 34
ODI 142 140 6030 179 44.67 95.16 19 0 27
T20I 99 99 2894 100 32.89 141.31 1 0 24

IPL Career

In his career Warner played for three teams. They are Delhi Daredevils, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Delhi Capitals.

M Inn Runs HS Avg SR 100 50 4 6
169 169 6187 126 42.09 139.47 4 59 622 216

Warner as a Captain

Warner’s captain career is insane. Let’s have a look.

ODI

Match Played 3
Wins 3
Losses 0
Tied 0
No Results 0
Win % 100.00

T20I

Match Played 9
Wins 8
Losses 1
Tied 0
No Results 0
Win % 88.89

IPL

Match Played 67
Wins 35
Losses 30
Tied 2
No Results 0
Win % 53.73

Controversies

Ball tampering

The incident of ball-tampering has caused a major scandal in international cricket, with fans and players worldwide expressing shock. Although not as severe as match-fixing, ball-tampering involves a premeditated effort to alter the course of a match and has resulted in negative attention for the Australian team.

After Cameron Bancroft was caught concealing sticky tape in his underpants, Steve Smith admitted to his involvement and that the team’s “leadership group” was aware of the plan. Following an investigation by Cricket Australia, it was revealed that David Warner had instructed Bancroft on how to tamper with the ball. Consequently, Warner and Smith were banned for one year, while Bancroft received a nine-month ban.

This latest development may spell the end for Warner, whose history of controversies and conflicts may have already damaged his reputation beyond repair. His future in international cricket appears uncertain, and his career as a left-handed batsman may be in jeopardy.

Some other controversies

  • Warner s Twitter war with Australianjournalists
  • Suspension of Warner for punching Joe Root in a bar
  • Skips match to watch a horse race!
  • Warner takes on Rohit Sharma for speaking in Hindi

David Warner is an exceptional cricketer who has left an indelible mark on the sport. From his humble beginnings to his rise to become one of Australia’s most decorated batsmen, Warner has proven himself time and time again as a force to be reckoned with on the cricket field.

Despite the controversies that have dogged him throughout his career, Warner’s talent and determination have always shone through. He has proven that he is a leader both on and off the field, and his commitment to the sport and his team has never wavered.

As Warner continues to write his cricketing story, it is clear that he will always be remembered as one of the greats of the game. His passion for cricket and his dedication to his craft have inspired countless young cricketers around the world, and his legacy will undoubtedly endure for many years to come.

So, here’s to David Warner – a true champion of cricket, and an inspiration to us all.

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