“What Harm Me The Most…”: David Warner Opens Up On Being Dropped As SunRisers Hyderabad Captain


File pic of David Warner.© BCCI/IPL

David Warner’s poor kind with the bat within the final IPL season noticed him being eliminated as captain of SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) earlier than he was additionally dropped from the group. Warner was subsequently not retained by SRH within the IPL retentions, leaving him to be part of the mega public sale forward of subsequent season. The swashbuckling opener, who regained his kind in the course of the 2021 T20 World Cup as he helped Australia win the title, not too long ago opened up on his unceremonious exit from SRH.

Talking on the present ‘Backstage with Boria’, Warner mentioned, “If you’re going to drop a captain after which not choose him within the group after what he has completed, what message does that ship to the younger children within the group? What message does that ship to the remainder of the group?”

Warner, who led SRH to their solely IPL title in 2016, added: “What damage me probably the most is that the opposite guys at the moment are considering, ‘oh, this might occur to me’. No matter occurs, occurs. On the finish of the day, no matter occurs, cop it cop it on the chin. If you wish to have these conversations, simply have them. It is not laborious. Do not draw back from them. I’m not going to chew. I’m going to take a seat right here and settle for that for what it’s as a result of you aren’t selecting me within the group.”


Warner additionally mentioned that his exit from SRH would have damage the group’s youthful followers.

“I’m captivated with the place I play. I’ll join in any manner I can with the followers as a result of I understand how vital followers are. These children within the playground desirous to be Sachin (Tendulkar), Virat (Kohli), myself, Kane Williamson, Steve Smith – you identify these gamers, they need to be us. Now now we have to attach with them. In the event that they see one thing like that, it hurts them. That is what damage me probably the most,” he elaborated.

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