Dubai. On Thursday, Australia defeated Sri Lanka (Australia Vs Sri Lanka) by 7 wickets in the T20 World Cup. This is Australia’s second win in the current World Cup. This win is very special for Australia. The reason is opener David Warner coming into the form. For a long time he was battling for runs. After the match, Warner said that people were making fun of his form, but now everyone has got the answer. Warner played a brilliant innings of 65 runs in 42 balls against Sri Lanka.
David Warner said that discussions were going on everywhere about his poor form. In such a situation it was necessary that he scored runs. He said, ‘I really feel that people are talking about my form. People were joking. I laugh at this matter. I have hardly played any cricket in the World Cup. I had two matches in the IPL and then played in the warm-up match.
Warner’s befitting reply
In the first match against South Africa, Warner was dismissed after scoring just 14 runs. His scores in the last five innings were – 0, 2, 0, 1, 14. In such a situation, there was a lot of pressure on him to perform well against Sri Lanka. And he did not disappoint his country and fans. Warner scored 65 runs in 42 balls. During this, he hit 10 fours. With captain Aaron Finch, he shared a 70-run partnership for the first wicket.
The special thing about Warner’s innings was that he made sharp attacks on Mahish Teekshana. The mystery spinner of Sri Lanka against whom the big legends are afraid to bat. But Warner scored 23 runs off his balls, hitting four fours. Warner said, ‘When I got out against Ashwin in the practice match, people criticized me. But after that I practiced hard. And the result is in front of you.
Australia achieved the target of 155 runs with 18 balls to spare. For the team, David Warner contributed 65, Finch 37 and Steve Smith contributed 28 not out. After the match, Finch said, ‘We knew that after the powerplay (Wanindu) Hasaranga and off-spinner Teekshna would have a big impact on the match. So we knew we had to take chances against their fast bowlers. We were successful, David Warner batted brilliantly.