27 October 1986
Left hand Bat
Right Arm Leg Spin
David Warner is a famous Australian cricketer born on October 27, 1986, in Paddington, Australia. He made his international debut in 2009 without playing first-class cricket first, which was unusual. He's known for his exciting and unique style of batting. He became the vice-captain in Test and ODI matches in 2015.
Warner has achieved many records, like being the first Australian to hit seven ODI centuries in a year and scoring 1,500 runs in T20Is. He won the Allan Border Medal three times in 2016, 2017, and 2020. In the Indian Premier League (IPL), he's the only foreign player with over 5,000 runs.
Warner has been in some controversies, including a bar fight with English player Joe Root in 2013. However, his most significant trouble came in 2018 during the ball-tampering scandal, which led to a year-long ban from cricket. He's married to Candice Falzon, and they have three daughters. The Warner family is popular on social media, especially among Indian fans.
David Warner Career
David Warner made a groundbreaking debut for Australia in January 2009 in a Twenty20 International against South Africa. he was the first Aussie to represent the country without any prior experience in first-class cricket. His debut performance was explosive, scoring 89 runs off just 43 balls and setting records for the fastest fifty in Twenty20 Internationals.
David Warner's Test journey began in December 2011 against New Zealand. While he didn't make a significant impact in his first innings, he later became renowned for his rapid scoring. In February 2010, Warner broke his own record for the fastest fifty in a T20I match against the West Indies. In 2011, he achieved a remarkable feat by carrying his bat through the fourth innings of a Test match, making him one of just six players to do so.
During the 2015 Cricket World Cup, David Warner played a pivotal role for Australia, scoring 178 runs against Afghanistan, his highest ODI score at the time. His performance in the 2015 Ashes, despite not registering a century, solidified his position as the fourth-highest run-scorer of the series. Warner's cricket career is marked by numerous records, including being the first Australian to score seven ODI centuries in a calendar year and his significant impact in T20 internationals. His journey, however, also faced a setback with a suspension due to the 2018 ball-tampering scandal.
As of October 2023, David Warner is currently ranked 37th in the ICC Test batting rankings with a total of 592 points. He holds the 5th position in the ICC ODI batting rankings with a total of 747 points. Warner is ranked 42nd position in the ICC T20 batting rankings with a total of 506 points.