David Warner Biography, Family
David Andrew Warner is an Australian cricket player. He was one of the destructive batsman and most controversial figure in the Australian team. David Warner was a left-handed batsman and right arm leg break bowler. David Warner is famous for hitting reverse sweep shots in ODI cricket.
David Warner made an entry into international cricket without playing first-class cricket in his career. This is one of the history breaking entry in Australian cricket history.
David Warner was born on 27 October 1986 in Paddington, New South Wales. Warner went to Matraville Public School and Randwick Boys High School in Sydney. From the very young age, Warner started playing cricket, at the age of 14 he started playing for Sydney Coastal Club and Eastern Suburbs club.
Warner played his debut domestic cricket for New South Wales team. In 2008 he made his debut century by hitting 165 runs against Tasmania. In domestic cricket, Warner broke the record of Jimmy Maher’s highest score by hitting 197 runs.
In 2009 David Warner made his T20 international debut against South Africa, where he scored 89 runs of 43 balls with 7 fours and 6 sixes. He made his International Test debut in 2011 against New Zealand and He scored his debut test century 123 runs in the second test match.
In his fifth test match, Warner made the fastest century just in 69 balls against India, which was a fourth fastest century in test cricket. In 2012 Warner scored maiden hundred (163runs) against Sri Lanka.
Warner was in super form in 2015 world cup, where he played magnificent cricket. He made his career best score 178 runs off 133 balls against Afghanistan. He scored a total of 345 runs in the world cup series.
Warner plays for Sydney Sixers team in Big Bash league. In Indian Premier League(IPL), He played for Delhi Devils and Currently, he was the captain of Sun Risers Hyderabad team. In 2016 he led his team SRH to win its maiden IPL title.
David Warner was never far away from controversies When he steps on the ground either he will take with bat or mouth. His style of batting is aggressive, at the same time his tongue is also aggressive.
In 2013 during champions trophy series Warner attacked England cricketer Joe root when he was in the Walkabout bar. Following the incident, Cricket Australia fined Warner and dismissed him from the Champions Trophy tournament.
On 4 March 2018 during test series with South Africa Warner was exchanged few words with South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock and Warner fired back at De Kock when he is going to the dressing room. Subsequently, Warner fined 75% of match fee and De Kock fined with 25%.
In the third test match against South Africa, during the last session of the day, Australian player Cameron Bancroft was caught on camera while rubbing the ball with a small yellow color sand paper object. Following the day questions were raised at the press conference. Steve Smith accepted it was used to change the direction of the ball. While doing the investigation Australian cricket board found Warner was the one who gave ball tampering idea and subsequently Smith and Bancroft were accepted. Cricket Australia banned Warner, Smith for one year and 9 months for Bancroft from International and domestic Cricket. After this incident, BCCI also banned Warner and Steven Smith from the IPL.
David Warner Family
David Warner Parents
David Warner father Howard Warner, formerly he worked in a heavy machinery factory. Warner mother Lorraine Warner worked as a nurse. David Warner has one younger brother, his name is Steven Warner.
David Warner Wife
In April 2015 David Warner married Candice Falzon. She was retired as Australian ironwoman and Surf life save. Candice Warner was into modeling in her early career and she has appeared in some television series.
The Couple had two daughters, first daughter Ivy Mae Warner was born in 2014 before their
marriage. Second daughter Indi Rae Warner was born in 2016.
Awards & Achievements
- Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year – 2012
- Australian Test Player of the Year – 2016
- Allan Border Medal in 2016, 2017
- Australian ODI International Player of the Year – 2017, 2018
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