Swashbuckling Australia opening batter David Warner has hinted at Take a look at retirement subsequent yr however he’s prone to proceed taking part in white-ball cricket. Warner’s feedback got here after hosts Australia made an early exit from the T20 World Cup. “Take a look at cricket will in all probability be the primary one to fall off. Doubtlessly it might be my final 12 months in Take a look at cricket,” Warner stated on ‘Triple M’s Deadset Legends’ present. “As a result of that is the way it will pan out. The T20 World Cup is in 2024, (one-day) World Cup subsequent yr.” The 36-year-old left-handed batter has performed 96 Take a look at matches since making his debut in 2011 and has scored 7817 runs at a median of 46.52 with 24 a whole bunch and 34 fifties.
He has additionally performed 138 ODIs (5799 runs at 44.60 common) and 99 T20Is (2894 runs at 32.88 common).
Australia’s busy 2023 Take a look at cricket schedule entails a Border-Gavaskar Trophy in India (February-March) and Ashes in England from June 16 to July 31.
The 50-over World Cup might be held in India in October-November subsequent yr, earlier than T20’s subsequent showpiece match within the Caribbean and USA in 2024.
Warner, nevertheless, made clear he intends to play in each.
“However I like the white-ball sport; it is wonderful,” he stated.
Regardless of averaging 11 in Australia’s failed T20 World Cup marketing campaign, Warner has no plans to give up the shortest format.
“T20 cricket – I like the sport. I might be trying to get to 2024,” Warner stated.
“For all these individuals saying I’m previous it and lots of these previous persons are previous it, look out. Watch out what you would like for.” Warner, whose lifetime captaincy ban might be lifted quickly, stated he desires to move his cricketing data to youthful gamers.
“It is about my data of the sport and passing it all the way down to youthful children (as a captain),” Warner stated.
“When I’m taking part in within the Large Bash (for Sydney Thunder) … That may assist somebody like Jason Sangha. And different guys round me.
“In the event that they’re keen to be taught and I get the chance to really captain once more, I believe it could be nice for them.”
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