Biography of David Warner:- David Warner was Born on 27th October 1986 in Paddington Australia. Warner is one of the most destructive batsmen in international cricket right now. His lethal batting skills earned him the reward for playing his first International match without performing in a single first-class match. It was the privilege no one had earned in the 132-year history of Cricket Australia. David is now a vice-captain of Australian cricket team for all the three formats of the game. He is rated as the most valuable player for Australia at the time when young Australian team is going through harsh times with their new team. Warner scored a furious 89 off 43 balls in a home series at MCG against a tough South African opposition, the fifty that time was the fastest one in T20 cricket. David Warner has a unique record of scoring back to back centuries in T20s; both of them came in Champions League T20 in 2011.
Biography of David Warner
- Born:- 27 October 1986 (age 30), Paddington, Australia
- Height:- 1.7 m
- Spouse:- Candice Warner (m. 2015)
- 2007-Present:- New South Wales (squad no. 31)
- 2014-Present:- Sunrisers Hyderabad (squad no. 31)
- Years:- Team
The biography of DavidWarner and personal stats in cricket are full of records and surprises, similar to his unpredictable yet balanced switch-hit. Warner was notorious at times on the field, and off the field, when his bat is silent, his words do the talking. It is said that David Warner sounds unpleasant and disrespectful to his cricket boards. Still, he can’t be sacked due to his brilliance and consistency in all the format of the game. Warner is basically a T20 specialist, his recent performances in test cricket and two double centuries show his success in the five-day format of the match. Warner is living a happy marital life with a model and ironwoman Candice Warner, and two baby girls Ivy Mae and Indy Rae.
Born and raised in Paddington, New South Wales, David Warner had the full support of his mother to play cricket when he was 10-years old. He played for under-15 and under-19 cricket team before making his debut in International cricket. David Warner family later moved to Sydney after his Test Debut in 2011.
David Warner Stats & Records
- David Warner International Career
Warner made a wild card entry to Cricket Australia without being processed from Australia’s domestic and first-class system. He wasn’t that good with the bat as he tries to hit it in the air everytime, says his private coach. His coach directed him to switch to right-hand. He couldn’t get a rhythm with right-handed batting, so he carried on later with left-hand. He contested for New South Wales Blues, made a record of 165 runs not out against Tasmania. The score was also the highest One Day score for any Blues player in history. His long sixes to frontline Australian national team bowlers earned him a place in T20i in January 2009. David Warner, after playing his first T20 international was directed to play the first-class domestic season.
- Domestic Career & Records
Warner was included in ongoing Sheffield Shield first-class season in 2009, playing for New South Wales, Warner got a grim chance to showcase his talents in batting department though he was sent to number six in that match. However, he managed to score a 42 runs innings in that match. The same year, David Warner was auctioned by Delhi Dare Devils as an opening batsman for the second season of Indian Premier League. David Warner impressed Aussie selectors by scoring a second-fastest 50 by any international cricketer in T20 format in 18 balls. He bettered his past personal record of 19 balls fifty and a man of the match award. David Warner is the highest run-scorer of Australian domestic cricket, he made 197 off 141 balls, and he smashed 20 boundaries and 10 blistering sixes in that match.
- David Warner Test Career
After repeated good performances in T20 and local circuit, David Warner finally got his test cap short after his successful Champions League campaign. David Warner made his Test debut against neighbors New Zealand in December 2011. Luckily, Shane Watson, a seasoned opening batsman for Australia was injured that provided a chance for David Warner. The performance with the bat wasn’t impressive for a debutant. In a second test match against New Zealand, Warner was bursting fire out of his bat. Warner was alone survivor for Australia who scored 123 runs out of total 233runs by the Australian team. Warner couldn’t save that match for Australia. He also became only sixth batsman in the history of the game to carry the bat in the fourth innings of a test match. Warner was selected for Ashes 2015, he scored 418 runs overall without scoring a century becoming a fourth highest run scorer in the series.
The next series against India was a break through series for David Warner as a test batsman. His fourth-fastest century off 69 balls against India at Western Australia Cricket Association Stadium became his highest individual score in test cricket. He scored 180 off 159 deliveries before getting out off Ishant Sharma’s delivery attempting another six. Warner amassed a total of 16 centuries until now, his highest test score came against New Zealand when he scored 253. It was also his fourth consecutive century in four innings against New Zealand at that time. After scoring that double century at Perth, David Warner also became the second opener in cricket history who scored three consecutive centuries twice in his International career. His solid technique and unpredictable stance allow him to confuse the bowler. David Warner is always seen on the front foot when it comes to facing a fast bowler, he is one of the few Australian players who can handle any spin attack of the world from Ajantha Mendis and Ashwin to Saeed Ajmal and Yasir Shah. His famous switch hit being the most lethal weapon in his armory.
At WACA Stadium
Warner has the best track record at WACA Stadium, Perth. He had his most memorable innings at the stadium, especially against India and New Zealand. He has scored 3 centuries in the stadium; two of them are among his record-breaking innings and highest individual scores in test cricket. David Warner is a part-time spinner, his unorthodox combination of leg-spin and off-spin is at times a useful tool to pressurize the opposition in test cricket.
ODI Career of David Warner
David Warner stats in ODI were not impressive enough for his regular inclusion in ODI team. He later improved in the department. After an unsuccessful campaign in an ODI Series in 2009 against South Africa, his first notable performance in ODI cricket came against Srilanka on 4thMarch 2012. David Warner carried the bat in the final match of CB series making 163 off 157 deliveries he faced, followed by another crunching hundred at Adelaide Oval and 48-runs innings in the next game.
It was ICC World Cup 2015 when Warner got back his ODI form, his unstoppable 178 against Afghanistan in 133 deliveries is still his career-best score in ODI format. Australia managed to score 417/6 beating Afghanistan by 275 runs in that match. Australia also made a record of highest team scores in World Cups. His 45 runs in the final against New Zealand were crucial in a low-scoring game. Warner had a quite impressive tournament. His average in all the World Cup 2015 matches was 49.28.
Controversies and Scandals
Warner had, so far a controversial career in the last 7-years or so. Before joining the team, he had attitude problems with his teammates in domestic cricket. From a club fight with English players to the on-field confrontations with the umpires and players, Warner had his share in each controversy. He suffered too in International cricket as well as domestic cricket for his negative attitude. The first time when his outrageous attitude was seen on TV was in 2013 during the ICC Champions Trophy.
After a defeat from England, England’s Joe Root and David Warner had a serious fight over the last match in a local pub latenight, probably at 2 am. David Warner attacked and punched Joe Root in the face for his remarks about Australian Cricket team. Cricket Australia fined and banned Warner from the next matches. He was fined 7000 pounds for his attitude.
After the unexpected prohibition, Warner was again involved in another controversy a month after his fight with English player. This time it was South African wicketkeeper in a match between South Africa A and Australia A teams. The fight became severe enough so that Umpires and other players had to intervene. However, it was not reported to the ICC.
David Warner was also involved in a Twitter fight with two Australian sports journalists, he was warned by Cricket Australia to improve his attitude publicly. He was also involved in a Twitter war with former Australian fast bowler Ben Geeves.
David Warner is disliked by former New Zealand skipper, he demanded of yellow and red cards as he was unsatisfied by the bad mouth penalty on players such as David Warner.
Warner was once accused of not playing a club match in Sydney as he had to go for watching a horse race. He made notorious comments about English players in Ashes 2013. He was involved in controversies with Indian cricketers Varon Aaron and with Rohit Sharma in an ODI series.
Warner appeared in IPL for the first time in 2009 at the start of his international career. He had quite a good IPL season in 2009 for Delhi Dare Devils, later in 2010. He was retained by the franchise for $0.8 Million. David Warner strike rate never dropped below 100 in all the seasons of IPL. Later in 2013 season, Warner being retained by DD scored a ruthless century off 54 balls, he smashed every delivery with intent to throw it out of the park.
In the next season, Delhi Dare Devils agreed to release David Warner from the contract, being the hottest item on the auction list. David Warner was sold for nearly a Million Dollars and bought by Sun Risers Hyderabad to team up with Shikhar Dhawan as an opener, making it one of the strongest opening pairs of Indian Premier League for the next couple of seasons. The very next season in 2015, Warner was appointed franchise captain by Sun Risers Hyderabad, with an orange cap and scoring more runs than any player in the tournament, his team couldn’t reach the knock-out stages of the season. In the subsequent season in 2016, Sun Risers making a strong comeback under David Warner’s captaincy, the captain’s knock of 69 runs led Sun Risers Hyderabad to victory in the final against Royal Challengers Bangalore with a dramatic finish. It was the first IPL trophy for Hyderabad in IPL.
David Warner holds the record of two consecutive centuries scored by any player in any mainstream T20 tournament. The centuries came against Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore with scores 135 and 123 not out respectively. Warner also played a season for English County Club Durham as an overseas player in 2009.
Playing for Sydney Thunders in KFC Big Bash League, Warner made the fastest century of the tournament beating Bailey’s record of a fifty in 19 balls. He was later appointed as captain of Thunder for the next season of BBL. In the first match as a captain David Warner knocked out 102 runs from the bat in just 51 deliveries. His class and style are unmatchable in and outside Australia. Warner in the previous season of Big Bash League made a record for most number of sixes in a single season. He broke the previous record of Mike Hussey by hitting a total of 38 sixes all together in the tournament.
David Warner Family & Personal Life
After a successful World Cup campaign resulting in a trophy lost 4-years ago, Warner married Candice Falzon, a professional ironwoman, a model, and surf life saver in April 2015. Both are blessed with two daughters Ivy Mae Warner and Indi Rae. Warner is also named Sports Dad of the year 2016. He received the award from a non-profit organization. David Warner wife and daughters are presently living in Sydney.