David Warner. (Source: Twitter)

David Andrew Warner is a successful Australian international player and a former captain of the national team. The destructive left-handed batsman was born on 27 October 1986 in Paddington, a suburb in eastern Sydney. He is the first Australian batsman in 132 years to be picked for a national side in any format without experience in first-class cricket. The 34-year-old plays for New South Wales and the Sydney Thunder in domestic cricket. He acted as Australia’s vice-captain across ODI and Tests formats of the game between the year 2015 and 2018.

In 86 Test matches, he has 7311 runs at an average of 48.64 with 16 centuries and 24 half-centuries. In 128 ODIs, he has scored 5455 runs at an average of 45.45 and a whopping strike rate of 95.53. In 81 T20 internationals, he has 2265 runs at a strike rate of 139 and an average above 31.45.

David Warner has been one of the most successful cricketers in the Indian Premier League. He has won the Orange Cap three times. The current Sunrisers Hyderabad captain has featured in 142 IPL matches amassing 5254 runs with an average of 42.71 and a strike rate of 141.54. That includes four blistering tons and 48 half-centuries.

(As per May 1, 2021)