Aussie cricket champion David Warner has performed his final recreation in Australian colors on Australian soil.
Capping off an enormous summer time that noticed Warner retire from Take a look at and ODI cricket, the 37-year-old confirmed that it might be it for the nationwide workforce at residence.
Nevertheless, he shall be hoping for one final hurrah on the T20 World Cup in June.
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Warner had Australia trying like they might chase down the West Indies’ 6/220, hitting his 50 off 25 balls earlier than racing to 81 off simply 49 balls earlier than being dismissed in what shall be his remaining innings in Australia.
However when Warner fell, so did the Australian innings, with the guests profitable by 37 runs.
The opener completed with a bang, claiming the participant of the collection after tallying two half-centuries within the three-match collection, with 173 runs at 57.66 to all however e-book his place on the aircraft to the World Cup.
However after the match, Warner admitted he’d shut the curtain on his worldwide profession.
“No, no, I’m properly and really achieved,” Warner mentioned in his interview with Adam Gilchrist.
“It’s time for the kids to return by and showcase their abilities. We’ve obtained excessive expertise right here and also you’ve obtained loads of the fellows right here from Perth which might be on this workforce for the time being. We’re in good stead for the longer term.”
Clarifying, Gilchrist requested: “So we will verify, that’s the final time we’ll see David Warner in Australian colors on Australian soil?”
“That’s certainly sure,” Warner mentioned.
Talking after the match, Aussie legend Mike Hussey mentioned it was a “massive second”.
“Let’s hope he’s there for the World Cup as a result of he nonetheless seems in nice contact, he’s nonetheless as match as ever,” Hussey mentioned.
With a collection in opposition to New Zealand earlier than the Indian Premier League nonetheless to play out earlier than the World Cup, there’s nonetheless loads of cricket to be performed.
The 37-year-old opener mentioned that he would use the time in between to “clean up” and spend time with household, which is often a luxurious on the more and more jam-packed worldwide calendar.
“Freshening up and spending a while with the women,” Warner mentioned of his spouse Candice and three daughters.
“Undecided that’s going to freshen me up however it’ll be nice to spend a while with them and work on their education and sport and simply be residence in my very own mattress.”