David Warner was born on October 27th, 1986. As the only Australian cricketer to be chosen for a national squad in any format without having played first-class cricket in the previous 132 years, David Warner had one of the most notable debuts in international cricket. In ODI and T20 international cricket, Warner served as the national team’s captain and is a left-handed opening batter.
David Warner, one of the most aggressive top-order batters in the world, has utterly dismantled bowling units throughout the years. Between 2015 and 2018, he served as the national team’s vice-captain for Test and ODI matches. Warner has been involved in a number of issues, the largest of which was the ball-tampering incident in 2018.
David Warner Family
Howard and Lorraine Warner are David Warner’s parents. He has three daughters from his marriage to Candice Warner. Steven is the name of his older brother as well.
David Warner’s Career Journey
|2009||23||Debut in IPl for Delhi Daredevils|
|2015||29||Selected for 2015 ICC World Cup|
|2015||29||Won his first Orange Cap in IPL|
|2017||31||Became No 1 batsman in ICC rankings|
|2019||33||Selected for 2019 Cricket World Cup|
|2019||33||Scored his maiden triple hundred in Tests|
|2020||34||Wins the Alan Border Medal|
|2022||35||‘Player of the Tournament’ in ICC T20 WC 2021|
David Warner Breaking Records
Warner set a record for Australian one-day domestic cricket when he hit 197 runs off 141 balls while representing New South Wales. Warner’s total of 311 runs in the CB series final against the Sri Lanka cricket team set a record for the highest total in an Australian Tri-Series final.
Warner is the first cricketer from Australia to be chosen for a national team in any format without having played first-class cricket in 132 years.
He is the first batsman from Australia to reach seven ODI hundreds in a single year. Additionally, he is the first Australian to accumulate 1,500 T20I runs. The first batsman to ever amass three hundreds at The WACA was David Warner.
The fastest half-century by an Australian in Test cricket was achieved by him in 23 balls. In his 100th ODI, on September 27, 2017, he became the first batsman to record a century.
Three times, Warner has accomplished the improbable feat of reaching a hundred in each of a Test match’s innings. He achieved it twice, once in March 2014 against the Proteas (135 & 145) and once in 2014 against India at Adelaide Oval (hammering 145 & 102 respectively). The southpaw duplicated it the following summer at the Gabba against New Zealand, with scores of 163 & 116.
He is also one of the top cricketers that have a lot of bonus bets in Australia placed on him when he plays games.
- 2nd most all-format 100s for Australia- 43 in 410 innings.
- 10th most runs in a Test innings- 335* vs Pakistan in 2019- and the 5th highest by an opener.
- 2nd highest individual Test score by an Australian- 335*
- One of the 5 players to score a 100 in consecutive innings of a Test thrice.
- One of the 7 batsmen to score 6 consecutive 50+ scores in Tests. He achieved it during the 2014 tour of South Africa. His scores read: 115, 70, 66, 135, 145, 133.
- 2nd most number of 150+ scores in ODIs- 6.
- 4th fastest to 5000 ODI runs (115 innings) & 6th fastest to 4000 runs (93 innings).
- Highest percentage of runs in a completed ODI innings- 94/141 (66.66%) for Australia vs Zimbabwe in September 2022.
- One of the 2 Australian batters to smash 600+ runs in a single edition of a 50-over WC- 647 runs @ 71.88/89.36 in 2019.
- 2nd most number of ODI tons in a single year: 7 in 2016.
- 7th most runs in T20I cricket- 2866- the 2nd highest by an Aussie batter.
- 4th most 50s in T20Is- 25.
- 7th most 4s (290) & 10th most sixes (105) in T20Is.
- 6th fastest to 2500 T20I runs (87 innings).
- 3rd most number of ‘Player of the Series’ awards in T20Is- 4.
David Warner Awards
Warner is the fourth athlete to get the Allan Border Medal multiple times and in back-to-back seasons. He was successful in 2016 and 2017. In 2017, he was also named Australia’s ODI Player of the Year.
Because of his prowess with the bat in the IPL, Warner was awarded the renowned “Orange Cap” in 2019.
The Australian opener then won his third Alan Border Medal in 2020 as a result of his outstanding performances at the 2019 World Cup and during the home Test summer.
Warner won the title of “Player of the Tournament” in November 2021 for contributing significantly with the bat to Australia’s successful campaign.