David Andrew Warner
- Role : Opening batsman
- Bat : Left-hand bat
- Bowls : Legbreak
- DOB : October 27, 1986, Paddington, New South Wales
When he was 13 years old, David Warner was asked by his coach to bat with his right-hand instead of left because he kept hitting the ball in the air.
But Warner’s mother, after a season, encouraged him to return to batting left-handed and to everyone’s surprise, he broke the under-16's run-scoring record for the Sydney Coastal Cricket Club. Later on, he made his first grade debut for the Eastern Suburbs at the age of 15.
An fiery left-handed opening batsman, Warner holds the proud record of being the first Australian cricketer in 132 years to be selected for a national team in all three formats without experience in first-class cricket. Also, he is the first Australian and sixth overall to reach 1,500 T20I runs. Warner is the First Australian batsman to score 7 ODI centuries in a calendar year.
Warner was held guilty of ball tempering on 27 March 2018, during the Third Test of their 2018 Tour of South Africa by Cricket Australia along with Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft. These three were suspended with the charges of bringing the game into disrepute, and sent home. Following a board meeting on 28 March 2018, Cricket Australia banned Warner from all international and domestic cricket for one year, and from any leadership positions permanently. It also resulted in Warner's player contract with the Indian Premier League side Sunrisers Hyderabad being terminated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
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