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David Warner Doubts His Role In 2025 Champions Trophy

David Warner Doubts His Role In 2025 Champions Trophy
David Warner

David Warner announced his retirement from Tests and ODIs in January 2024 but remains available for T20 matches. As a result, he was included in Australia’s squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. Warner played a key role in Australia’s victory in the 2023 World Cup but believes the team won’t require his services for another 50-over tournament.

Following the T20 World Cup 2024, the top seven teams from the 2023 ODI World Cup will compete in the Champions Trophy, set to take place in Pakistan in 2025. At 37, Warner will face a tough challenge if he aims for another 50-over World Cup appearance. Although discussions about his potential inclusion in the Champions Trophy squad are ongoing.

Warner stressed the fearless nature of Australian cricket and noted that individual interests are secondary to the team’s priorities.

“They may not need me (about Australia’s 2025 Champions Trophy campaign). We’ve always played fearless and I think that’s why we’ve been so successful over the last few years. We don’t care about our spot in a team, we just care about doing the best that we can.”

David Warner
David Warner

“Making sure that whatever we’re doing, we’re trying to be that match winner,” Warner was quoted as saying by the Sydney Morning Herald. “And the fortunate thing is that we’ve got so many of them. One might come off one day, the next day someone else will come off. So we just know that one person in that top six, if they can get anywhere between 60 to 80 runs at a good strike rate, we know we’re always going to post a good total,” he added.

Australia’s T20 World Cup Squad:

Unlike Warner, Steven Smith was excluded from Australia’s T20 World Cup squad due to his continued poor form in T20Is. Despite opening for the Sydney Sixers in the BBL 2023, his struggles persisted.

Mitch Marsh (c), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Tim David, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, David Warner, and Adam Zampa.

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