David Warner (born on 27 October 1986 in Paddington, Sydney, Australia) is an Australian left-hand opening batter. Warner has been a crucial member of the Australian squad in all three formats of the game for almost the past 10 years. He is often considered one of the best left-hand batters in the world. Apart from being an aggressive player on the field, Warner is wildly popular on social media for making funny videos. Warner is the first Australian player to play for the national side without playing any first-class match. During his long career, he has also been in some controversies. David has played in many domestic leagues all over the world. He was bought by Delhi Capitals in the mega auction of TATA IPL 2022 for a whopping amount of 6.25 crores.
David Warner Early Life and Education
David Warner started playing cricket at a very early of 10. Originally by birth, he was a left-hand batter. However, his school coach asked him to switch to right-hand as he seems it better for Warner but Warner’s mother didn’t let his son change his batting style and he switched back to left-hand. Warner did his early schooling from Matraville Public School and then went to Randwick High School. During his college days, David broke the Under-16 record of most runs in a match playing for Sydney Cricket Club.
David Warner International Debut
David Warner Test Debut – 1 December 2011 against New Zealand
David Warner ODI Debut – 18 January 2009 against South Africa
David Warner T20I Debut – 11 January 2009 against South Africa
David Warner Career
David Warner Domestic Career
In 2008, David Warner started playing domestic cricket for New South Wales and few months later scored his first one day century against Tasmania. He scored 165 runs in the match. In the next match, he smashed 97 runs off just 54 balls.
Warner made his first-class debut in the final match of Sheffield Shield in March 2009 against Western Australia. He played at number 6 in the match and scored 42 runs.
Few years later, David scored 197 runs including 20 fours and 10 sixes while playing for New South Wales and broke the record of highest individual score in one day domestic cricket for Australia.
David Warner International Career
After getting fame in the one-day domestic circuit David Warner was picked up for T20I series against South Africa. David Warner made his international debut against South Africa on 11 January 2009 in a T20I. He scored 89 runs off 43 balls on his debut including 6 sixes.
Few days later on 18 January, Warner made his ODI debut.
In a T20I match against West Indies in 2010, Warner smashed his half century in just 18 balls making it the second fastest half century by an individual.
In 2011, Warner was included in the test series against New Zealand. He made his debut on 1 December 2011 but didn’t manage to score big runs on debut.
In January 2012, Warner scored 180 runs against India including a 69 ball century. Three months later in March, Warner scored his maiden ODI century against Sri Lanka in Commonwealth Bank series. He emerged as the leading run scorer for Australia in the series scoring 311 runs.
David Warner was also included in the squad of ICC World Cup 2015. Warner emerged as the second highest run scorer for Australia in the tournament and helped his team in lifting the trophy for the 5th time. He ended up scoring 345 runs in 7 matches.
Warner missed out few matches due to a thumb injury which he sustained during the one-day series against England after Ashes.
In November 2015, Warner smashed his maiden double century against New Zealand. In the same month, he scored centuries in both the innings against New Zealand.
In 2017, Warner went to the top in the ICC rankings and was also awarded with Allan Border Medal.
He became the first Australia batter to score a century in his 100th ODI match.
In 2018, During a test against South Africa, Australia batter Cameron Bancroft was seen doing the ball tempering on the field. Investigation was done for the incident by ICC and Cricket Australia and being the Vice-Captain of the team at the time, Warner was also found guilty and was banned from playing International cricket for 1 year.
After serving 1-year ban in international cricket, David Warner was included in the squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. He made a remarkable comeback and smashed 647 runs in 10 matches including two 150+ scores. He ended up as the second highest run scorer in the World Cup.
He was also included in the 2019 Ashes but only managed to score 95 runs in 5 matches. In the same year, he smashed his maiden T20I century in a match against Sri Lanka. 1 month later, he scored his maiden triple century in the tests.
In 2021, Warner was included in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. He scored 289 runs in the tournament and helped Australia in lifting the title for the first time in the history.
David Warner IPL Career
David Warner has played in many T20 leagues all over the world and has gained a lot of popularity by scoring some good runs in the tournaments.
Warner is the most successful foreign batter in Indian Premier League.
He was first roped in by Delhi Daredevils in 2009. He scored 163 runs in 7 matches. Warner was the part of Delhi franchise till 2013.
During the mega auction of IPL in 2014, Warner was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for 12.50 crores.
In 2015, Warner was appointed as the captain of the franchise. In the same season, he scored 562 runs and was awarded with Orange Cap for scoring highest runs in the tournament.
He maintained his form in next season and scored 848 runs in 17 matches including 9 half centuries.
In 2017, Warner smashed 641 runs in 14 matches and won the Orange cap for the second time in the history of IPL.
In 2019, Warner won the Orange Cap award for the third time making him the most successful batter of IPL.
He remained part of Sunrisers Hyderabad till 2021 until the franchise decided to release him. David Warner was bought by Delhi Capitals in the mega auction of TATA IPL 2022 for a whopping amount of 6.25 crores.
David Warner Stats
In Tests, Warner has played 94 matches and scored 7753 runs including 24 centuries and 34 half centuries.
In ODIs, Warner has played 128 matches and scored 5455 runs including 18 centuries and 23 half centuries.
In T20Is, Warner has played 88 matches and scored 2554 runs including 1 century and 21 half centuries.
In IPL, Warner has played 155 matches and scored 5668 runs including 4 centuries and 53 half centuries.
David Warner Records
· Maximum runs in ODIs in 2016 (1388 runs).
· Maximum centuries in a year (8).
· First Australian player to play for national side without playing first-class match.
David Warner Awards
· ICC ODI XI in 2016 and 2017.
· ICC Test XI in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
· ICC Test and ODI XI of the decade.
· Allan Border Medal in 2016 and 2020.
· Orange Cap winner in IPL in 2015, 2017 and 2019.
David Warner Family
David Warner was born to Howard Warner and Lorraine Warner. He has an elder brother named Steve Warner. David Warner got married to Australian Model Candice Falzon in 2015. The couple have three daughters named Ivy, Isla and Indi.
David Warner Full Name: David Warner
David Warner Nickname: Mario
David Warner Height: 170 cm
David Warner Birthplace: Paddington, New South Wales
David Warner Date of Birth: 27 October 1986
David Warner Age: 35 years
David Warner Nationality: Australian
David Warner Religion: Christian
David Warner School: Matraville Public School, NSW
David Warner Marital Status: Married
David Warner Favorite Cricketer: Virat Kohli
David Warner Jersey Number: 31
David Warner Batting style: Left-hand bat
David Warner Favorite Shot: Pull Shot
David Warner Hobbies: Making funny short videos
David Warner Net worth: $11.5 Million
- When did David Warner made his International Debut?
David Warner made his international debut against South Africa on 11 January 2009 in a T20I.
2. Who is Warner’s Wife?
David Warner got married to Australian Model Candice Falzon in 2015.
3. When did David Warner won his first ICC tournament?
Warner was the part of Australian squad that won 2015 ICC World Cup and he helped his team in lifting the trophy for the 5th time.
4. Why is Warner famous on Social media?
Warner is wildly popular on social media for making funny videos.