Star Australia opener David Warner on Thursday said he is “committed” to playing the following year’s 50-over World Cup in India however will stop on the off chance that the group the executives says “now is the right time”. The 36-year-old, who was going through delayed lean fix in red-ball cricket, hushed his naysayers by scoring a twofold hundred years in his 100th Test.
Inquired as to whether the second Test against South Africa, which Australia won by an innings and 182 runs, will be his last Boxing Day Test, the southpaw said, “I’m focused on playing the following year’s Reality Cup.” “I will keep myself fit, attempt and continue to score, yet if they (the group the board) do tap me on the back and say now is the right time, I’m prepared (to stop),” said Warner, who was declared ‘Player of the match.’ On Tuesday, Warner, one the best all-design players, turned into the tenth man in Test cricket’s set of experiences to score 100 years in his 100th match, and the second to score a twofold ton.
I generally realized I have it in me to perform on the large stage,” Warner said.
Australia set up an overwhelming execution to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
“Sensational accomplishment from the young men to take care of business. We saw some insane stuff from (Cameron) Green and (Mitchell) Starc, likewise a fabulous hundred by (Alex) Carey. 100th Test before a stuffed MCG, what a match it ended up being,” Warner said.
Australia and South Africa will get down to business in the third and last Test, beginning January 4, 2023.