In the wake of David Warner‘s retirement from Test Cricket following the recently concluded Pakistan tour of Australia, the cricket community united in bidding farewell to the stalwart for his remarkable contributions to the red-ball format. Among the myriad wishes pouring in, former England cricketer Stuart Broad added his poignant voice to the chorus, delivering a heartfelt message that has captivated the attention of fans and fellow players alike. Broad’s words not only acknowledged Warner’s prowess on the field but also highlighted the profound impact the Australian batter has had on the sport.
Stuart Broad’s admiring message for David Warner
Broad hailed Warner for his memorable red ball career, mentioning that he used to cherish their intense on-field battles. The 37-year-old further extended his congratulations to the Aussie juggernaut and underscored that finishing the Test Career at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is always special.
“A very entertaining Test Match career @davidwarner31. I loved our battles over the years. Walking off at the @ourscg is a special way to go! Congrats mate,” Broad wrote in the caption of the post he shared for Warner.
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A look at David Warner’s distinguished Test career
Warner’s Test career stands as an attestation to his unparalleled class on the cricketing stage, a journey marked by excellence and resilience. Over the span of 112 matches, the Australian opener amassed a staggering total of 8786 runs at an impressive average of 44.59, showcasing his consistency and reliability at the top of the order.
Warner’s ability to convert starts into substantial innings is underscored by his remarkable tally of 26 centuries, each a testament to his dominance in the longest format of the game. Among the many milestones in his illustrious career, his unforgettable knock of 335 not out against Pakistan in 2019 remains etched in the annals of cricketing history.