David Warner Opens Up on His Lifetime Captaincy Ban

David Warner Opens Up on His Lifetime Captaincy Ban

David Warner Opens Up on His Lifetime Captaincy Ban

The player says that there is no crying over spilt milk, to just accept the consequences, and move forward.

Former Australia vice-captain David Warner made a successful return to Test cricket in their recently concluded two-match series against Pakistan. Following a dismal Ashes performance where he only scored 95 runs, he made life miserable for Pakistani bowlers.

He set numerous records on his way to scoring a triple hundred - the tenth best individual score in Test history and the second-best individual score by an Australian player. Apart from his batting skills, he is one of the most tactical leaders in the limited-overs formats. He proved this during his time in the IPL.

However, a lifetime ban placed on him could be the reasons why one of the best captains could never lead a well-rounded team. As for Warner, he really isn’t phased about the issue. He recently opened up about this during an interview.

‘At the end of the day, you’ve just got to respect the decision and move on and get on with it. I haven’t looked back, I’ve just kept on looking forward. And my job is to come out and score runs. I didn’t do well in England but it’s about me trying to return to scoring runs and putting my best foot forward for the team’.

A tough challenge awaits the Aussies as they prepare to face the worlds second-best Test team in the world: New Zealand. With the Kiwis boasting an imposing bowling unit, Warner will take this as a challenge to show what he is capable of with the bat.

‘I backed myself and just enjoyed it. I had a bit of time out of the game to reflect on a lot of things. Now that I am back here, I am enjoying it and am hungrier than ever. We are going to come up against quality opposition (on New Zealand). It’s always a good contest’.

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