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David Warner to play Big Bash League: Reports

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While speaking about the Big bash League, David Warner has been quite a hot topic of discussion. Initially rumors came saying Warner not playing BBL. It said that Warner will opt for the International League T-20I. It will be based at United Aram Emirates . Now something come contracting the previous views.

According to The Age, Warner is all set to sign the Western Sydney Club. This will be a grand return for the Aussie opener to the Big Bash League. The last time Warner played for his country’s league was in 2013.

Warner reportedly made a deal with the Western Sydney Club for at an whooping amount of $340,000. It is almost equals to that which is offered to the overseas players of higher category.

David Warner, as sources say, will replace Usman Khawaja in the team. Usman recently has moved himself to the Brisbane Heat.

David Warner being present, a big boost to the League

Australia had to play a ODI series against South Africa in January. It got canceled for certain reasons. This opened the door for David Warner to represent in the Big Bash League.

Several other Aussie players will receive a huge $650,000 to play the inaugural season of ILT20. As per The Age’s report, the Aussie opener is all set to join the list too.

However, David Warner will be available for just five Big Bash matches. Meanwhile Australia will be playing a three match test series against South Africa. As soon as the series will end, David Warner will join the league.

Previously, Australian stars like Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh have signed for BBL. Other names are Matthew Wade, Adam Zampa, Aaron Finch and Tim David are also in the list.

David Warner’s manager Erskine had previously revealed that they were talking to CA. To the Sydney Morning Herald, Erskine told that he was trying to have Warner in the BBL.

However, likes of Cummins and Smith to play the BBL is still uncertain.

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