One of the greatest batters and probably the greatest overseas Batter in IPL history David Warner has played some of the best IPL innings ever seen and he is as good as he was years ago and yesterday he became the first man to have 7 IPL seasons of more than 500+ runs. The level of consistency that this man has in the IPL has been extraordinary and he still has a few years left in him.
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David Warner has played in 176 IPL Matches and he has made a whopping 6397 runs which is 800 less than Virat Kohli and he has played 60 less innings than Virat. He has scored 61 half centuries in the IPL which is an all time record and he also has 4 IPL hundreds so a total of 65 IPL scores of more than 50. He has an incredible average of 41.54 and a strike rate of 140. Let’s look at his Top 5 Best IPL innings
1) 107* vs Kolkata Knight Riders (2010)
It took only 3 years for David Warner to get his first IPL hundred and this came against KKR which is a team he loved playing against and this was the first of 4 Hundreds. Delhi Capitals were batting first in this match and David Warner opened the innings and from ball 1 he was on a rampage as he smashed all the KKR Bowlers to all parts as he hit 9 fours and 5 sixes in this innings meaning a total of 66 runs in boundaries at a strike rate of 155.67 in 69 balls and due to his incredible innings Delhi won the match by 40 runs.
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2) 109* vs Deccan Chargers (2012)
The old time IPL fans will know all about Deccan Chargers as they were one of the best teams at that time in the IPL but in this match David Warner made them pay and he made this brilliant Hundred while Delhi was chasing a big score of 192 to win and David Warner led the chase and he made 109* out of 54 balls and in this innings he hit 10 fours and 7 sixes meaning a total of 82 runs in boundaries and he had a very good strike rate of 202 and Delhi won the match by 9 Wickets.
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3) 126 vs Kolkata Knight Riders (2017)
This was his highest IPL score and again made this against his favorite IPL team the KKR team. During this time there was no better IPL batter than David Warner and he was in great form and in this match he destroyed the bowling as he only took 59 balls to make 126 runs and he smashed 10 fours and 8 big sixes in this innings meaning a total of 88 runs in boundaries. He had a truly incredible strike rate of 213.56 in this innings and due to his brilliance Sunrisers Hyderabad won this match by 48 runs.
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4) 100* vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (2019)
This is the 4th hundred that David Warner made in his IPL career and this was one of his best in his legendary IPL career and it came against RCB. Sunrisers Hyderabad were batting first and David Warner was in brutal form as he hit a brilliant Hundred and in just 55 balls with the help of 5 fours and 5 sixes meaning a total of 50 runs in boundaries. He had a strike rate of 182 in this match and Sunrisers Hyderabad won this match by 118 runs.
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5) 85* vs Mumbai Indians (2020)
During the year in which Mumbai Indians had the best team in IPL history then to do this to them what David Warner did to them deserves to be in this list. Sunrisers Hyderabad needed 150 to win in 20 overs and David Warner made the Chase look so easy as he just tore apart the great bowling of Mumbai Indians and he hit 85* from 58 balls and he hit 10 fours and 1 six in this innings meaning 46 runs in boundaries. He ran a lot in this match and he had a strike rate of 146.54 and Sunrisers Hyderabad won this match by 10 wickets. A demolition of the best team in the world.
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