T20 World Cup 2022: David Warner hoping to captain Australia

image-l8oaqyupDavid Warner 

Australia opener David Warner, currently among the best players in white-ball cricket, will be among the key players for his team at the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022 which gets underway next month. The World Cup will offer the veteran batsman a chance to end his international career on a high. But not just that, Warner is also open to captaining the Aussies in the last leg of his career, if the opportunity arises.

What Warner said: 

“I haven’t had any conversations at all (yet). But look, I think at the end of the day any opportunity to captain would be a privilege but from my end, there’s a lot of water to go under the bridge, to have those conversations with Cricket Australia and my main focus is just actually playing cricket,” 

“In the same chat with Fox Sports, Warner also spoke about the ball tampering scam he was involved in, and that what others think of him does not matter to him, if you want to sit down to get to know me and have a beer with me, I’m sure your opinion of me would change. If you don’t like me for what you see on the TV, if you’ve never met me, I’m sure there’s guys I’ve played with who will say, ‘yeah, he’s great company. For me, I’ve stopped even thinking about what people think of me because at the end of the day, I’m living my life,” 

Warner was the second highest run-scorer at the previous edition of the T20 World Cup in 2021. He scored 289 runs in seven innings at an average of 48.16 and strike rate of 146.70, and will be looking to replicate the same in the 2022 edition of the tournament.

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