Before the T20 World Cup, questions were being raised about David Warner’s poor form in many ways. After the failure in IPL 2021, fans were worried whether Warner would play in Australia’s playing XI or not. Warner came out of this difficult period in such a way that the whole world cricket is saluting him today. In the semi-final and then the final match, the kangaroo opener showed his bat and played an important role in making Australia the champion of cricket for the first time. Warner was adjudged the Player of the Tournament for his strong performance. After which his wife Candice Warner has given a befitting reply to the critics in gestures.
Candice Warner shared a picture of Warner being voted Player of the Tournament on her social media account and wrote in the caption, ‘Bad form, too old and slow’. Warner’s wife also shared a laughing emoji with it and gave a tremendous message without saying anything to those who trolled her husband in gestures. David Warner scored 289 runs in 7 matches of this World Cup played on UAE and Oman soil for Australia at an impressive average of 48.17 and an amazing strike rate of 146.70. Runs came off Warner’s bat when the team needed it the most. The Kangaroo team needed a win against the West Indies, then Warner played a brilliant innings of 89 runs and single-handedly gave Australia a ticket to the semi-finals. After this, Warner’s innings of 49 runs against Pakistan in the semi-final proved to be decisive.
At the same time, after the early dismissal of captain Finch in the final match, the Australian opener played an important role in getting the team out of trouble by scoring a half-century. Warner faced 38 balls in the final against the Kiwis at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium and scored 53 runs with the help of four fours and three sixes. Warner, along with Mitchell Marsh, played an important partnership of 91 runs for the second wicket, on the basis of which Australia was successful in becoming T20 champions for the first time. Apart from Warner, Marsh won the hearts of everyone with his batting and played an unbeaten knock of 77 runs in 50 balls and became the man of the match in the final.