Retirement is always tough for the players as well as their fans. One of the most beloved and energetic Australian players, David Warner, is set to take retirement from Test Cricket after the series against Pakistan in December. The 36-year-old Warner says, “Probably owe to myself and my family” This retirement was on the cards for quite some time, and Warner also expressed his desire to retire from One Day Internationals (ODIs) after the World Cup in India and from the T20Is after T20 World Cup in 2024.
David Warner Retirement Announcement
While talking to the media the last Saturday, David Warner announced that he would try to play until the Pakistan series and would call the day off at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). He said, “ I won’t be playing that West Indies series if I can get through this and make the Pakistan series. I will definitely finish up then.”
David Warner also said his last international game will be in the 2024 T20 World Cup. However, he will still play franchise cricket and said, “Who knows, I might even go back and play domestic cricket for New South Wales.”
David Warner Sets Sight on the WTC Final
The upcoming challenge for David Warner is WTC Final and the 2023 Ashes. He will have to perform on these two occasions in order to play the Pakistan series in December later this year. David Warner didn’t had the best of times when he was in England last time around for red-ball cricket, but this time he will be aiming to turn things around and win the games for Australia. Usman Khawaja, the opening partner of David Warner, also expressed his opinion, saying that you should never write off players like Warner. I’m expecting runs from him; he has been in brilliant touch in the nets.
David Warner’s Passion For Test Cricket
David Warner has always been passionate about Test cricket and served Australia with honor and pride. He made his Test debut in 2011 and has played 103 Tests since, scoring 25 centuries and 34 fifties. Warner added, “I have always played each game as if it is my last. I will just keep working as hard as I can to get to there (Pakistan series in December), and it starts this Test match against India (WTC Final).