Mumbai. The 50th match of IPL 2022 was played between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday. In this match, Delhi defeated Sunrisers by 21 runs. David Warner played an important role in helping Rishabh Pant’s team win. He played an unbeaten innings of 92 runs while batting. Due to this victory, the team of Delhi Capitals reached the fifth place in the points table. David Warner has reacted after the stupendous victory over Sunrisers. He says that I did not need extra motivation in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
David Warner has previously played for Sunrisers Hyderabad. He was also the captain of this team for many years. In the year 2016, Warner won the title for Sunrisers under his captaincy. But during the IPL last year, the relationship between Warner and the franchise soured. Due to which he was first removed from the captaincy. Then Warner was not given a place in the playing XI. After which the paths of Sunrisers and Warner parted.
‘I don’t need extra motivation’
David Warner said after the match, ‘I didn’t need extra motivation in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. We have all seen before what happened in the past. It feels good to win. From Warner’s statement, it seems that he had come up with a resolve to perform well against his old team. Apart from this, there are some bowlers in the Sunrisers team with whom he had practiced a lot earlier.
David Warner has scored 4 fifties in the season
David Warner scored 92 not out in 58 balls against Sunrisers Hyderabad. During his innings, he hit 12 fours and 3 sixes. His impressive performance continues in the Indian Premier League. If we look at the figures, Warner has scored 356 runs in all the innings of 8 matches while being not out twice. He has also scored 4 half-centuries in this season. It is the wonder of Warner that the team remains in the race for the playoffs.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 06, 2022, 12:57 IST