David Warner picks three players to bat for his life; Virat Kohli among them

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Australia’s David Warner, who is regarded as one of the most threatening openers in modern-day cricket, has picked three greatest batsmen of the world right now.


Warner named his prime three in an Instagram Live session with New Zealand captain and Sunrisers Hyderabad teammate (SRH) Kane Williamson.

With the entire world coming to a standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic, cricketers have been taking to social media to work together with one another in addition to their fans and followers as cricketing events throughout the globe have either been postponed or suspended.


Warner named India’s Virat Kohli, Australia’s Steve Smith and New Zealand’s Kane Williamson and also mentioned that he would choose these three players to bat for his life.

“I might have you ever, Smithy (Steve Smith) and Virat to bat for my life,” he mentioned.

Warner then asked Williamson to throw light on the feelings that the latter got when his side lost the 2019 World Cup final against England. Replying to this, the Kiwi skipper said: “That was a really emotional time. But it surely was a form of exhausting to be emotional proper at that time limit. You had been nonetheless very a lot wanting on the subsequent activity at the moment regardless of the ‘n’ variety of issues outdoors of your management.


“It may possibly occur in any cricket recreation, however simply that on this context, it was a World Cup recreation. After the sport, it was fairly troublesome to make sense of it. I believe the factor we might replicate and be happy with was the cricket we performed.

“We noticed all through the World Cup how a lot the surfaces diversified and what the great rating was. 230-240 was fairly aggressive and we managed to get an aggressive whole within the ultimate at Lord’s. To return out and take wickets on the floor was fairly good as nicely.

“After the sport, I simply didn’t really feel I had the best to complain about an excessive amount of simply because we had been in a position to put out a robust efficiency. It was determined by the issues which had been outdoors in your management.”


Warner, Williamson, Kohli and Smith were all set to feature in the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) scheduled to begin from March 29. But due to the coronavirus outbreak, the BCCI was forced to suspend the T20 tournament indefinitely.

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