David Warner, ‘if the selectors feel that I’m not worthy then’…

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The first two Tests of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2023 saw a dominating performance by Team India against Australia. With exceptional performances, the hosts secured two significant victories over the Aussies. However, amidst the disappointing performances by the visitors, they encountered another setback. Opener David Warner suffered an elbow fracture in the second Test and will play no further part in the series. Consequently, Warner has returned home.

Warner’s performance in the two games he played was not impressive, which has led to discussions about his future among pundits and experts. Many reports also suggest that selectors might drop him from the playing XI. These speculations have added to Warner’s existing pressure to perform, as his recent form has been under scrutiny.

The absence of David Warner will pose a challenge for the Australian team, as he is a crucial member of their batting line-up. The injury and his potential exclusion from the playing XI have put his participation in the upcoming matches in doubt. Australia will have to find a way to adapt and perform without him, as they seek to make a comeback in the series.

What did David Warner say?

In a recent statement, David Warner discussed his selection in the Australian squad for the future. He expressed his willingness to accept his fate if he is deemed unnecessary for the Test squad.

I’ve always said I’m playing to 2024; if the selectors feel that I’m not worthy of my spot, then so be it, and I can push on to the white-ball stuff; I scored 200 a couple of weeks ago, so I’m not in a rut,”

David Warner to News18

I’ve got the next 12 months; a lot of cricket’s ahead for the team. and if I can keep scoring runs and putting my best foot forward for the team . I can help my spot, it’d be great for the team. It’s easy pickings when you’re 36 going on 37. I’ve seen it before with the ex-players as well. So for me, if I’m taking pressure off the rest of the other guys and no one’s worrying about the rest of the team. I’m happy to do that.”

he added.

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