Yesterday night witnessed a tsunami of sixes and fours in Hyderabad! The match between David Warner’s Sunrisers Hyderabad and Gautam Gambhir’s Kolkata Knight Riders were absolutely captivating! The jaw-dropping performance by the Sunrisers skipper, David Warner, helped them win the match by 48 runs. David Warner proved his “World Class Cricketer” title after scoring a spectacular 126 runs from just 59 balls which included 10 impressive boundaries and eight splendid sixes. Virat Kohli was absolutely impressed by David’s batting and decided to congratulate him. Here’s what he tweeted:
Wow @davidwarner31 Unbelievable. This is power hitting at its very best ?
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 30, 2017
I’m sure the cricket Gods too, must have been stumped by his superb performance. This was David Warner’s third IPL century. Here’s everything you need to know about David Warner’s age, wife, stats, and records in David Warner’s wiki.
David Warner was Born on 27 October 1986 in Australia
David Warner was born in an Australian family. His mother Sheila Warner (née Orange) was the source of encouragement for his left-handed batting style. He was born in Paddington which is a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales. David Warner attended Matraville Public School and Randwick Boys High School.
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Australian Ironwoman Candice Falzon is David Warner’s wife
David Warner married Candice Falzon in April 2015. The couple had their first child, a daughter named Ivy Mae on 11 September 2014 and second daughter Indi Rae, on 14 January 2016. Warner’s daughters are often seen at the stadium, waving at her super dad! Interestingly, Warner was named Australian Sports Dad of The Year in 2016.
David Warner’s Debut in Cricket!
David Warner has had the most memorable debut in international cricket, when he was picked from obscurity- without having played a single First-Class match – and made a stunning 89 off 43 balls in a T20 against South Africa. After a successful T20 debut, he made his ODI debut against the South Africans in Hobart.
Warner’s IPL career started with the Delhi Daredevils franchise against Chennai Super Kings in 2009-10 season which was held in South Africa. Since then he has given some breathtaking performances in IPL for his current and former franchise. The 30-year-old is also the captain of Sydney Thunder in the KFC Big Bash League.
David Warner’s Stats & Records:
Warner has some phenomenal numbers when it comes to batting statistics. His test and one-day batting averages to 47.43 and 44.34, respectively, which are pretty impressive. He also has an impressive strike rate of 78.09 and 98.86 in test and ODIs respectively. These superb stats have made him one of the most valued members of the Australian cricket team.
His IPL career has been a fantastic one. He has three tons under his belt. His strike rate of 143.2 in the IPL and consistent performance has earned him the captaincy of Sunrisers Hyderabad. Under his captaincy, the Sunrisers went on to win the IPL 2016. His Big Bash League Career is equally formidable. In his first match for Sydney Thunder, Warner scored a whopping 102 runs not out in just 51 balls. David Warner has the record of most career sixes in the Big Bash League with 38.
We hope that the cricketing Gods shower their blessings on David Warner. We are excited to see him extend his prolific form and continue to entertain the fans. It wouldn’t be a surprise if the Sunrisers Hyderabad retain the IPL title and Warner is one of the major contributors for their victory.