When the T20 World Cup started, many veterans believed that that thing was not there in David Warner. The effect of age on his batting is visible. After his poor form in the IPL, he was stripped of the captaincy of the franchise and then dropped from the team. Overall the atmosphere was against Warner. However, there were some people and cricket fans who had full faith in Warner and he also lived up to this trust.
After Warner received the award, his wife Candice Warner wrote a message on social media and appeared to take a jibe at Warner’s critics. He wrote on social media, ‘Out of form, too old and slow, congratulations to you.’ Candice posted a picture of Warner, captioning it as she taunted. In the final, Warner scored 53 runs in 38 balls, which included four fours and three sixes. Australia won the match by eight wickets after Warner gave the team a decent start. This post of his is also being seen as a reply to Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Warner, who did not make much of an impact in the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL), was knocked out by Sunrisers Hyderabad in the second leg of the tournament i.e. Dubai. Apart from this, Warner also had to lose his captaincy during the matches played in India. However, Warner is now the second highest run-scorer in the T20 World Cup and scored 289 runs in seven innings at an average of 48.16.
Australia won the T20 World Cup for the first time by defeating New Zealand by 8 wickets on Sunday and David Warner, who led the Kangaroo team to a historic victory, was awarded the ‘Player of the Tournament’ title. Warner scored 65 runs against Sri Lanka in the ‘Super-12’ stage, before his 89 not out against West Indies and 49 against Pakistan in the semi-finals contributed to the team reaching the World Cup.