Shane Watson Compares David Warner To Virat Kohli For His Ability To Change Gears
By CricShots - Oct 28, 2023 3:39 pm
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Former Australia allrounder Shane Watson has praised David Warner for adjusting his game to play according to the situation, calling him “one of the best” at it. Warner’s ability to adapt his batting to the conditions and the requirements of the team has been one of the key factors behind his success over the years.

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David Warner and Virat Kohli

This was evident in Australia’s recent match against New Zealand, where Warner played a superb innings to help his team post a mammoth total of 388. After New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl first, Warner along with comeback man Travis Head got off to a solid start. Warner was particularly aggressive, scoring a 28-ball fifty, which included five fours and six sixes.

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Warner eventually departed after scoring 81 runs off 65 balls. His knock was crucial for Australia as it laid the foundation for a big total. Watson, who was commentating on the match, was impressed with Warner’s batting and his ability to adjust his game according to the situation.


“David Warner has changed his tempo and game very well according to the situation. Virat Kohli, who got so many runs and Hundreds on his back, has an excellent ability to change gears at the right time. David Warner is one of those players,” Shane Watson told Star Sports.

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David Warner has been in stunning form in the World Cup so far. He scored a century in the previous match against the Netherlands and has now aggregated 448 runs in the tournament at an average of 89.60. His ability to adjust his game according to the situation has been one of the key factors behind his success and Australia’s good run in the tournament.

In addition to his batting prowess, David Warner is also a good fielder and a capable captain. He is a key member of the Australian team and will be looking to play a leading role in their quest for World Cup glory.