David Warner held off a surprising Rajasthan Royals bowling assault to attain a affected person half century, enjoying second fiddle to Mitchell Marsh. Warner breached the 400-run mark for the eighth time within the historical past of the IPL.
David Warner scores a fifty in IPL 2022. (Courtesy: PTI)
HIGHLIGHTSDavid Warner at present has 427 runs from his 10 matchesDavid Warner performed second fiddle to his Aussie compatriot Mitchell MarshDavid Warner has been in beautiful kind this season
Australian batsman David Warner hit his eighth 400-run season within the Indian Premier League to stamp his authority as one of many most interesting gamers to have ever performed within the match. Warner, enjoying in a tough wicket in opposition to Rajasthan Royals on Wednesday, 11 May, managed to outlive by way of adversity and scored 52 runs off 41 balls. He performed second fiddle to the far more aggressive Mitchell Marsh, who saved his greatest for this recreation and scored a match-winning 89 off 62 balls, earlier than high edging Yuzvendra Chahal to quick effective leg.
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Warner has been one of many most interesting batsmen to play within the Indian Premier League, and deserves a place if an all time IPL XI have been to be made. In the final 9 seasons that he has performed, he has crossed the 400-run mark eight instances, lacking out solely as soon as in his turbulent 2021 season with SunRisers Hyderabad.
In the two-part Covid-19 affected season, Warner struggled for runs all through the primary section of the IPL, enjoying within the sluggish Chennai wickets after which was benched by way of the vast majority of the UAE marketing campaign. Things bought ugly on the finish and Warner was dropped from captaincy and neglected of the staff totally as SRH stuttered to place wins on board.
While the break-up with SRH may need been ugly, Warner scored majority of his runs for the Hyderabad primarily based franchise after being signed in 2014 for Rs 5.5 crore. His greatest season with the aspect was in 2016, when he scored an astonishing 848 runs at a strike charge of over 150.
In the present marketing campaign, Warner has managed to attain runs at a fast charge and confirmed indicators of getting again at his classic greatest. He smashed his former franchise (SRH) in the one time Delhi confronted them this season, hitting an attacking 92* from simply 58 balls.