David Warner is one of those batters in world cricket who is a three format player and in all the three formats of the game he is one of the very best to do it at the moment. He is the star batter for Australia and his aggressive nature and style of play is feared by his opponents all over.
David Warner has played a lot of amazing innings throughout his career, be it for Australia in all the three formats or be it in the IPL for Sunrisers Hyderabad, he has left an indelible mark on the game and every fan of this beautiful game enjoys the strokeplay of David Warner unless it is against their team. Let’s look at the top 5 Best innings of David Warner.
123* vs New Zealand in Hobart (2011)
This incredible test innings by David Warner in a pitch that was hell for the batters showed the world that he was a seriously good player of cricket in any conditions. The first two innings of this test match the higher score was just 150 and in the second innings New Zealand made 226 and set Australia a daunting target of 241 runs to win and David Warner was the lone batter who showed a fight and scored perhaps his most difficult hundred till then but wickets continued to fall at the other end and in the end Australia lost the match by 7 runs but David Warner had arrived on the global stage.
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335* vs Pakistan in Adelaide (2019)
It will be impossible to mention the best innings of David Warner without mentioning this monster of an innings that he played against Pakistan at Adelaide in 2019. He was playing this innings like it’s an ODI match because his strike rate was over 80 throughout this innings and he hit an incredible 39 fours and 1 huge Six , it was the manner in which he was destroying the good Pakistan bowling attack was a sight to behold . David Warner in this innings surpassed the great Don Bradman who scored 334 runs once. It was a once in a career innings and it was memorable.
126 vs Kolkata Knight Riders in Hyderabad (2017)
This is not only the best ever innings David Warner played in his IPL career but it was one of the greatest innings played in the history of the great tournament. Sunrisers Hyderabad batted first and from the onset David Warner was in a destructive mood that day and he spared no KKR bowler as he smashed 10 fours and 8 massive sixes to help Hyderabad post a huge score of 209 in 20 overs. It was one of his best ever and not a very good night for the knights.
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173 vs South Africa in Cape Town (2016)
This was an ODI match in Cape Town where it was again the David Warner show all the way. South Africa batted first and scored a massive 327 runs and in reply the other Aussie batters could not do much in the middle and then came the Warner show as he started smacking the Bowlers all around the ground and hit 24 fours in this innings and showed that he can be the most destructive batter in the world when he wants to.
179 vs Pakistan in Adelaide (2017)
David Warner was back against one of his favorite opponents, Pakistan and this time it was the 50 over format of the game where he pulverized them for the entire innings. He destroyed the bowling attack of Pakistan yet again as he hit 19 hours in this innings and made a massive 179 runs to help Australia post a Massive 369 runs on the board.
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