Former Australian Test cricketer and the present coach of Victoria, Chris Rogers, stated on Tuesday that opener David Warner’s sneakers would show essentially the most tough for any new member to fill when the batting stalwart decides to name it a day.
Rogers, who was Warner’s opening associate in 22 of the 25 Tests he has performed for the nation, added that the consistency coupled with the unknown issue made the 35-year-old opener one of the crucial feared batters on the planet.
In a report in cricket.com.au on Tuesday, Rogers when requested if it could be tough to discover a worthy alternative for his former teammate, stated, “I feel so. That’s as a result of you will have a participant who’s an X-factor however has consistency in his sport as properly, and people two don’t usually go hand-in-hand.
“I do know he hasn’t carried out as properly lately as he has at different occasions in his profession, however equally he brings a presence to the facet. Opposition know that in the event that they don’t get it proper to him, the sport could possibly be gone in an hour or a session. He’s that sort of participant,” opined Rogers.
“A lot of other players you can be a bit more patient with and try and wear them down, but with Davey (Warner) he has that ability as an opening batter to put pressure back on the bowling side and that’s not all that common.”
Warner, who was in elegant kind throughout Australia’s maiden ICC T20 World Cup triumph within the UAE final 12 months, is presently the facet’s all-formats participant however the 35-year-old has indicated that he would possibly take into account slicing again on his worldwide white-ball commitments.
Warner can be anticipated to play a key function in Australia’s three-Test marketing campaign in opposition to Pakistan starting in Rawalpindi from March 4. Warner, regardless of setting foot on Pakistan soil for the primary time in his 13-year worldwide profession, is somebody who the house workforce bowlers concern essentially the most.
Warner’s Test document in opposition to Pakistan is wonderful as no different opening batter has scored greater than the 5 tons the left-hander has smashed in his seven contests in opposition to the sub-continental facet.