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4 Best Knocks Of David Warner In T20Is

4 Best Knocks Of David Warner In T20Is
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Australia’s dashing opener David Warner has been a mainstay of Australian cricket for quite some time now. Be it IPL or international cricket, Warner has created a distinct identity for himself in T20 cricket.

Due to this consistent performance of Warner, he is considered as one of the best players in the history of T20 cricket. That is why the Australian team is expecting a good performance from Warner in the upcoming T20 World Cup as well.

In this article, we are going to look at the three best innings of David Warner in his T20 career.

#1 89 vs South Africa, 2009

David Warner drew the attention of the cricket world with this innings. The confidence shown by Warner against South Africa’s strong bowling lineup was truly special. Warner scored 89 runs in 43 balls with the help of 7 fours and 6 towering sixes.

Thanks to Warner’s innings, Australia reached 182 runs in 20 overs. South Africa failed to chase the target of 183 runs and Australia won that match by 52 runs.

#2 72 vs India, T20 World Cup 2010

David Warner showed a batting masterclass in the 2010 T20 World Cup match between India and Australia. Warner batted aggressively right from the power play and played a brilliant knock of 72 runs off 42 balls.

Warner hit as many as seven sixes and only two fours in his innings. Chasing Australia’s 186-run Target in this match, India were bowled out for just 135 runs in 17.4 overs.

#3 77 vs South Africa, 2016

David Warner came in to bat at number 4 in this match. Australia needed 205 runs to win and they were 32-3 in 6 overs. In this difficult situation, Warner showed his class and gave Australia a thrilling victory.

Warner scored 77 runs in 40 balls with the help of 6 fours and 5 sixes. Warner’s partnership with Glenn Maxwell was truly special. Warner showed through this innings that he can perform brilliantly in the middle order as well as opening.

#4 63* vs India, T20 World Cup 2012

On a difficult pitch in Colombo, India had set a target of 141 runs in front of Australia. Everyone expected that it would be difficult for Australia to chase the target against India’s strong bowling but David Warner and Shane Watson gave Australia an easy win. Warner scored 63 runs off 41 balls in this match.

Interestingly, even after Watson’s dismissal, David Warner continued his aggressive batting and remained unbeaten till the end to give Australia victory.

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