Australian Opener batsman David Warner has also retired from ODI. Other batsman David Warner has also announced his retirement from ODI international cricket on Monday before playing his last Test match, but he will continue to play in T20 cricket for Australia.
However, this 37-year-old Opener batsman has made it clear that if, If the Australian team needs him for the upcoming Champions Trophy in 2025, he will be available for selection.
Before playing his final Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Varanasi, Australia’s World Cup final against India in November was his last match in the 50-over format.
“I am definitely retiring from ODI cricket as well,” Warner said at a conference here on Monday. This was something that I said while playing in India in 50 over World Cup 2023, win in India, it is really a big title.
He said that today I have decided to retire from these formats so that I will also get a chance to play in other leagues around the world. I know that the Champion Trophy will be organized soon in these two years if I keep playing good cricket and If they need me, I will be available to go.
Warner, one of the explosive batsmen in the world, has two ODI World Cup titles in his name, which includes the final win against India in the World Cup 2023. In these tournaments, He scored the most runs for Australia.
David Warner is at second place after Ricky Ponting in the list of players who have scored highest century for Australia.
Left-handed opening batsman David Warner made his ODI debut in Hobalt against South Africa in 2009. He has played 161 ODI matches in his career in which he has scored 6932 runs at an average of 45.30.
He has 22 centuries and 33 half-centuries in his name in this format. He is at number six in the list of batsmen scoring most runs in ODI cricket for Australia.
He is second only to Ricky Ponting in the list of players who have scored most centuries for Australia. Ponting has played 205 more Test matches than David Warner and has played 111 Test matches in which has 8695 runs in his name at an average of 44.58. There are 26 centuries and 36 half-centuries in test cricket.
He will be available to play in T20 cricket for Australia and he hopes to get a chance to represent his country in the World Cup to be held in West Indies and America in June.
Warner is playing for Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League. And after retiring from Test and ODI, he is likely to play in T20 leagues around the world.