Coz, there are some who begin,….. and then continue.
David Andrew Warner (born 27 October 1986) is an Australian born in Paddington, Sydney. One of the most successful cricketers in the IPL (Indian Premier League) and one of the most dangerous captains to look forward to in the DREAM11 IPL 2020.
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His Records till date – despite missing an entire season in 2018
- Highest number of runs for an overseas player in IPL – 4,099
- Highest number of 50s in IPL – 44
- Highest 50 + scores in IPL – 48
- Player who has received the Orange Cap Most number of times – 3
- Highest individual score of a player as a captain – 126
His saga is never ending. Right from the word go, this man’s batting graph has been like a step ladder. His powerful, authentic cricketing shots, avoiding the risky ones, his comfort with pace and spin, playing the reverse sweep with authority – a man difficult to keep quiet! They say “If his bat isn’t doing the talking, then his mouth probably is. And either way – it’s fireworks!”
Sit back (for there is a lot), and sail through his glory.
IPL 2009 – A half century in the first season playing 7 matches for Delhi Daredevils, David Warner put a decent start to his innings. Little did anyone guess he would turn into the behemoth of batsmen.
IPL 2010 – A decade ago from today, the world saw David Warner score yet another 50, adorning his maiden IPL century (DD vs KKR). He was beginning to reveal to all the remarkable players that he was.
IPL 2011 – Scoring more runs than before, with three half centuries in the IPL, Warner became the first cricketer to score consecutive Twenty20 hundred (Champions League Twenty20), representing the New South Wales team (135 not out against CSK & 123 not out against RCB)
IPL 2012 – A quiet year for David Warner but his famous ton against the Deccan
Chargers, which fetched him the Man of the Match award, kept his team on the top of the ranking table till the qualifiers.
Watch him smash it!
IPL 2013 – With four half centuries and more runs than ever, this powerhouse was on the move.
IPL 2014 – Warner entered the Sunrisers pack and found his place in the IPL. Appearing at No.3 and No.4 in the batting order, Warner amassed 528 runs with six 50s. This paved the way for him to become a top order batsman, which has been significant in SRH’s future wins.
Watch the Man at work!
IPL 2015 – Consistently increasing runs every season was making David Warner – The captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad, a spectacle to watch. 562 runs, seven 50s and Orange Cap winner of IPL2015, he was already in the league of titans!
Watch him rock n roll!
IPL 2016 – The year SRH won the championship under the captaincy of David Warner! “Lieutenant of the Orange Army “ read a headline. The year 2016 saw this titanic player with his herculean 848 runs (including 9 half centuries) reaching the top of all batting records.
IPL 2017 – Warner scored 126 runs against KKR to surpass his previous highest score of 109 not out. It was his third century of IPL. He was also the Orange Cap winner once again.
Look at him switch his stance to reach his 50 in style
IPL 2018 – A dark year in Australian cricketing history, Warner was banned from playing any form of cricket due to a ball tampering case on him. Kane Williamson took on the reins in his absence.
IPL 2019 – Year of the phoenix! And how he rose from his ashes! In the first match itself, David Warner scored 85 runs off 53 balls against KKR. A couple of days later, he scored 100 (not out) runs off 55 balls against RCB, which was also his fourth IPL century. He ended the season on a winner’s note: as the Orange Cap winner for the third time in IPL.
Watch him win in style
As he left for Australia’s world cup preparation…
DREAM11 IPL 2020 – David Warner is reinstated as captain of the Sunrisers Hyderabad. We just can’t wait to see what’s in store!
On a lighter note……
The talented Warner: He is a writer as well. Based on the nickname he earned as a kid, he is the proud author of the book series named ‘The Kaboom Kid- The big switch’.
The adorable and lively Warner: Warner is famous for his adorable Tik-Tok videos with his family on the internet. Sometimes dancing to an Indian tune to frolicking around with his girls (wife and daughters)… he will leave you enamoured. Take a look at this one.
The changed Warner: A brash player famous for his acid replies and frequent brawls with other players almost got him a “perennial offender” tag. But he mended his ways and how! He ended up being called Mr Reverend (someone worthy of utmost respect) by his coach. What a mountain of the difference!
Cheers for now!