David Warner’s big announcement on the first day of the new year, also retired from ODI cricket

David Warner left ODI: Australia’s explosive opening batsman David Warner made a big announcement on the very first day of the New Year. While talking to the media at Sydney Cricket Ground on Monday (January 1), he said that he is now retiring from ODI cricket also. Let us tell you that he had already decided to leave Test cricket. The Pakistan-Australia Test match starting from January 3 in Sydney is the last red ball game of his career.

Warner had long ago announced that the three-match Test series against Pakistan would be the last Test series of his career. Cricket Australia is also preparing to give him a special farewell in the last match of this Test series. Meanwhile, Warner has now surprised everyone by giving information about his retirement from ODI cricket. However, he has also said that if he remains completely fit while playing T20 cricket in two years and Australia needs him in the Champions Trophy 2025, then he will definitely make a comeback in ODI cricket.

What did David Warner say?
Warner said, ‘I am definitely retiring from ODI cricket. This was something that I had thought of during the World Cup itself. Today I have decided that the time has come to say goodbye to this format of cricket also. After this decision, I will have a chance to play in T20 leagues around the world. Well, I know that the Champions Trophy is just around the corner. If I keep playing good cricket in the coming two years and Australia needs me, then I will be available.

David Warner’s ODI and Test statistics
David Warner has 6932 runs in his name in ODI cricket. He has played 161 One Day Internationals for Australia. He has also been a part of the World Cup winning team twice. In ODI cricket, David Warner’s batting average is 45.30 and strike rate is 97.26. He has scored 22 centuries in this format. At the same time, more runs are registered in his account in Test cricket. Warner has scored 8695 runs in 111 test matches at an average of 44.58. During this period he has scored 26 centuries.

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