May 31, 2009

David Warner: The Twenty20 Specialist for Australia

Australia’s hard-hitting batsman David Warner is now considered to be the future of Australia’s batting in twenty20 format of the game. Big hits come naturally to Warner who has become the first ever Australian cricketer to earn a national call up even before playing any first class cricket for his state New South Wales.

David Warner smashed a blistering knock of 89 runs off just 43 balls in his debut match against South Africa at Melbourne. Captain Ricky Ponting compared David Warner with former wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist. His excellent batting performance earned him a lucrative contract with IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils. Daivd Warner has 177 runs at an average of 35.40 in his five twenty20 innings for Australia.

There is no doubt, David Warner is considered to be one of the key performers of Australia in the upcoming twenty20 world cup 2009 which is all set to go underway on 5 June. Now, let us see if the 22-year-old can live up to the expectation of the Australian fans.

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