Printed Jan 15, 2020
Jan 15, 2020 IST
David Warner stated he has the “starvation and need to attain runs on a regular basis” after his breathtaking hundred led Australia to a crushing ODI win over India.
Warner and captain Aaron Finch each posted beautiful unbeaten centuries to seal a outstanding 10-wicket victory within the first match of the ODI sequence in Mumbai on Tuesday.
After India had been dismissed for 255 at Wankhede Stadium, Warner blasted 128 (not out) and Finch scored 110 (not out) as Australia reached the goal with 12.2 overs to spare.
Warner turned the quickest Australian to five,000 ODI runs in simply 115 innings together with his 18th 50-over ton and the star batsman savoured the efficiency.
“I’ve a starvation and a need to attain runs on a regular basis,” Warner, 33, stated afterwards.
“I am actually benefiting from it in the mean time, my ft are shifting effectively. I am getting my head over my entrance leg. Weight goes by way of the ball.
“When you find yourself in that type of kind and contact and the whole lot goes effectively for you, you must be sure you are practising the identical and doing all of the arduous work.”
David Warner and Aaron Finch may nonetheless be Australia’s opening mixture for the 2023 World Cup in India … however there’s a couple of issues they should tick off at dwelling first! @alintaenergy | #INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/3i93tlScDB
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) January 14, 2020
Warner has been in devastating kind for Australia over the summer season, with scores of 335 (not out), 154, and 111 in Take a look at sequence towards Pakistan and New Zealand, whereas he celebrated his maiden Twenty20 century towards Sri Lanka.
After a forgettable Ashes marketing campaign in England the place he managed simply 95 runs at 9.50 final 12 months, Warner added: “It isn’t by fluke that I am popping out right here and doing what I’m doing.
“I look again at first towards Pakistan, I skilled loads going into the primary Take a look at match,” Warner stated.
“JL [head coach Justin Langer] famous to me I had been batting for nearly two hours in that session which is in contrast to me.
“I did not play a Protect sport main in and I felt like I wanted to bat time. It put me in actual good stead for the summer season.”
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