new Delhi: Australia and South Africa on Monday on Boxing Day (Australia vs South AfricaTest series is going to start between . Amidst the controversy over the pitch in the Gaba Test, the Australian team won by six wickets on the very second day. Now both the teams have to face in the second test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. This match is very special for opener David Warner. He is going to play his 100th Test through this match.
Warner’s attack since debut
David Warner made his debut in the year 2011. Since then, if we look at the number of centuries, it is much more than the centuries of New Zealand openers (20) and West Indies openers (16). Meanwhile, India’s openers have scored 38 centuries.
Warner ahead of his partner
If we look at the performance of Australia’s openers since Warner’s debut, they have no match. Where Warner has scored 7,883 runs in 179 innings of Test. Meanwhile, 24 centuries and 34 half-centuries came out of Warner’s bat. Meanwhile, the rest of the openers have scored 8,275 runs in 237 innings. During this, the average of those batsmen has been around 37. He had 16 centuries and 46 half-centuries to his name.
Warner not in Fab Four
Fab four is often discussed in Test cricket but David Warner’s name is not included in this list. Whereas, at one stage, David Warner was in front of the Fab Four. Between 2013-14 and 2015-16, Warner scored 3,066 runs in 27 Tests at an average of 62.60. During this, his strike rate was around 82. In that era, no player in the world scored more runs than Warner in Test format.
Warner’s performance in the Ashes
Whenever the Ashes are played in Australia, Warner’s bat speaks a lot but David Warner does not like the condition of England much. In 25 Ashes innings played in Australia, Warner has scored 1,237 runs at an average of 51. Meanwhile, 3 centuries and 7 half-centuries have come out of David Warner’s bat.
So talking about the Ashes played in England, Warner’s average remains only 26. In England’s condition, 651 runs have come out of Warner’s bat in 25 innings. David Warner is still waiting for his first century on the soil of England in Test cricket.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : December 25, 2022, 23:24 IST