David Warner Announced Retirement From ODI Cricket

Australia batter David Warner has announced his retirement from one-day international (ODI) cricket before his final Test match. The 37-year-old aussie opener is going to play his farewell test against Pakistan this week. Monday he declared his decision on ODI Cricket.

Warner will play his 112th and final Test in his home city of Sydney on Wednesday against Pakistan. He has played 161 ODI matches, scoring 6,932 runs to be the sixth-highest run scorer in Australian ODI history. In his Test career, he has scored 8,695 runs at an average of 44.58 with 26 centuries and 36 half-centuries till now. During a press conference held at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Warner also confirmed his retirement from ODIs.

He said, “I’ve got to give back to the family and also on the back of that I’m definitely retiring from one-day cricket as well.”
“That was something that I had said through the (2023) World Cup, get through that, and winning it in India, I think that’s a massive achievement.”
“So I’ll make that decision today, to retire from those forms, which does allow me to go and play some other leagues around the world and sort of get the one-day team moving forward a little bit.”
He also added, “I know there’s a Champions Trophy coming up. If I’m playing decent cricket in two years’ time and I’m around and they need someone, I’m going to be available.”

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