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David Warner defiant over Check future after damage ends India tour

David Warner shouldn’t be feeling the strain and has vowed to play worldwide cricket till 2024 even when the selectors finish his prolific Check profession.

However the 36-year-old believes he’s the suitable man to open the batting on this 12 months’s Ashes tour regardless of scoring only one Check century over the last three years.

“I’ve at all times stated I am enjoying to 2024; if the selectors really feel that I am undeserving of my spot, then so be it, and I can push on to the white-ball stuff,” Warner instructed reporters at Sydney Airport. “I’ve acquired the subsequent 12 months, a whole lot of cricket’s forward for the workforce and if I can hold scoring runs and placing my greatest foot ahead for the workforce and I can assist my spot, it might be nice for the workforce.

“It is simple pickings [for critics] while you’re 36 occurring 37. I’ve seen it earlier than with the ex-players as nicely. So for me if I am taking strain off the remainder of the opposite guys, and nobody’s worrying about the remainder of the workforce, I am blissful to try this.”

When requested if Warner was nonetheless in Australia’s plans for the five-Check tour of England in June, Australia selector Tony Dodemaide declined to decide to the aggressive left-hander.

“We’re fearful about what we are able to get out of those remaining two Exams [in India], clearly that is a transparent focus for us for the time being,” Dodemaide stated on Wednesday.

“We’ll handle the Ashes planning [at a later time], however we’re dedicated to choosing the very best match and obtainable gamers for Check collection, notably one thing as massive because the Ashes.

“That is not a query that we have addressed to date. We’re very eager, as everybody I am certain at residence could be, for us to get one thing out of this remaining collection.”

Warner has been joined by quick bowler Josh Hazlewood and bowling allrounder Ashton Agar in exiting the troubled tour, with Australia trailing 0-2 and their hopes of regaining the Border-Gavaskar trophy already over.


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