David Warner is one of the leading batsmen for Australia in all formats. He is usually a regular opener and naturally aggressive player. At first, he was considered the best white-ball player and, later on, equally dominated the test cricket. He played many breath-taking knocks for Australia. From aggressive and bad boy attitude to one of the most established players – that's been his incredible journey. Now, Let's see the best knocks of Warner in International cricket.
10. 89 Against South Africa In T20I
This knock has been the introduction of Warner to international cricket. It was a stunning debut and what makes it unique was Warner made his international debut for Australia without even playing a single First-Class match. It was back in 2009 January, were unleashed the little pocket dynamo. He scored a match-defining knock of 89 in just 43 balls with a strike rate of 206.97, including six sixes and seven fours. It was an even more special knock as Australia went on to win the game by 52 runs.
9. 69 Against South Africa
David Warner's 69 against South Africa was very special because after following the success in T20Is, he immediately made his ODI debut. He didn't impress selectors much as he failed in his debut ODI. The pressure was on the young ManMan; moving to the 3rd ODI of the series in 2009, the venue was Sydney Cricket Ground; Warner took no time attacking the opposition bowling attack, consisting of Steyn, Ntini, and Morkel. He scored 69 in just 60 balls and gave Australia the quick-fire start required.
8. David Warner 1st Test Hundred Against New Zealand
After making white-ball cricket debuts in both the formats, Warner was set to make Test debut, and he debuted in the year 2011 against New Zealand at home. Warner did not have a good outing in his debut test, but everyone was aware of the young bloke's talent. Warner didn't take much time either; soon after the debut, he got another chance and scored his debut test hundred in the next test. He scored 123 in just 170 oddballs and smashed the New Zealand bowlers all around the park-The world witnessed one of the great players is in the making for Australia.
7. David Warner Hundred Against India In WACA
It was the day where the world believed Warner was a dominator in all the formats, maybe; some argue that he is the most significant test batsman than in ODIs and T20Is. Warner scored a mammoth 180 runs in just 159 balls, including 20 fours and five huge sixes. He shivered every Indian bowler that day and went on to make the words accurate, which was said by Sehwag – Warner will be more successful in tests.
6. Warner Goes Bang In Brisbane Against Sri Lanka
It was Tri-Series Final, Australia taking on Sri Lanka in the decider, and David Warner rose to the occasion and what's better was his debut ODI hundred. Warner smashed 163 from just 157 deliveries, including 13 fours and two sixes. Australia went on to win the game, and Warner won the 'ManMan of the Match' award.
5. David Warner Scores His Maiden T20I Hundred Against Sri Lanka
Everything was fine except one thing to his name- The century in T20Is. Warner achieved this feat in 2019 when Lanka toured Australia. Warner managed to score his century in the last ball of the innings, and he remained not out. He and Finch together are involved in 122 runs partnership. Australia won the T20I with massive 134 runs- Thanks to dynamic Warner.
4. David Warner 178 Against Afghanistan
This inning is one of the best from David Warner because it has come on the big stage – The 50 over world cup 2015, and it's his highest ODI score. His 178 set up Australia's most significant 275 runs victory against Afghanistan. His 178 came off in just 113 balls, including 19 fours and five sixes. He almost decided the game result mid-way with his aggressive batting display.
3. Warner’s Comeback Against Pakistan
Things went down the hill as Warner was banned for one year in international cricket because of the sandpaper scandal. Many of the fans waited eagerly to know whether will select Warner for the 2019 World Cup squad or not. Ultimately, his ban was over, Warner's name got announced in the World Cup Squad, and he made a comeback in the tournament, which he will remember for ages. He was in good form in the league, but he displayed his old batting when he scored 107 against the quality pace attack of Pakistan. His knock consists of 11 fours and 1 six.
2. David Warner 253 In Tests Against New Zealand
He loves WACA, and Warner scored a massive double hundred against New Zealand. In the year 2015, Australia won the toss and elected to bat first. Same aggressiveness, same batting display, and everything are the same for Warner. He rarely cares for the opposition bowlers, and he scored 253 with a strike rate of 88.46-Incredible. His knock included 24 fours and two sixes.
1. David Warner’s Special Against Pakistan
So, here is Warner no.1 knock- an innings of a lifetime. Warner registers the highest test score by an Australian batsman. He scored a vintage 335* against a strong bowling attack of Pakistan. In 2019, The Pink ball tested against Pak and the ball swinging clock, but all those didn't put warner on backfoot. Again, as usual, his knock came off at a rapid strike rate of 80.14, which included 39 fours and one six.