Shaun Tait defends David Warner, “We do not know what discussions he and Ricky Ponting have been having about his batting”. Australian pacer


Delhi Capitals had been defeated in a thriller final evening as Mumbai Indians claimed their first win of the season. Whereas David Warner is as soon as once more doing nicely within the Indian Premier League, his strike charge has raised eyebrows. He’s not at his standard finest, and his strike charge of 114.83 is general slowing the Delhi Capitals batting.

Poor strike charge

Shikhar Dhawan from Punjab Kings is main the batting chart of IPL 2023 at present with 225 runs from three video games whereas Warner is simply behind him with 209 runs from 4 video games. Warner who has been a well-liked title in IPL circuit is known for his hard-shitting skill. However this time he appears to be like totally different. Within the newest match in opposition to Mumbai Indians, he was seen high scoring for his aspect with 51 off 47 however the half-century got here within the sixteenth over.

Warner scored 56 off 48 balls in opposition to Lucknow Tremendous Giants, 37 off 32 in opposition to Gujarat Titans, 65 off 55 in opposition to Rajasthan Royals earlier than he scored one other half-century in Tuesday’s conflict in opposition to Mumbai. Whereas Dhawan has a strike charge of 149, Warner has the bottom of the highest 9 batters-114.83. No surprise, followers and critics can’t cease commenting on the identical. However former Australian pacer Shaun Tait has backed the Delhi Capitals captain.

Shaun Tait defends Warner

“You possibly can fairly clearly see on his face and his reactions after pictures or missed pictures, that he’s fairly pissed off as nicely. The one cause that’s acceptable is as a result of different guys round him have been fairly poor as nicely. As a result of he’s such an important participant, he manages to attain and lead the runs.”

He added whereas talking to EspnCricinfo, “With David Warner getting in direction of the tip of his profession, possibly that’s the factor. With such an important participant, a legend of the sport, you count on him to come back out of that and return to one thing we’re used to.” Taut additional defined, “We don’t know what discussions he and (Delhi coach) Ricky Ponting have been having about his batting, ‘do you wish to bat a bit longer?’ that kind of factor. My opinion is it’s nice to look at him when he hits them round early and assaults early.”

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