David Warner doesn’t rule out playing 2027 ODI World Cup

Written by Toshi Pawar

Australia’s star opener David Warner signaled his intentions to continue playing ODI Cricket for his country and possibly carry on to the next World Cup that will be held in 2027 after Australia’s triumphant run in India.

Warner, 37, had said earlier this year that the Test series against Pakistan at home in December-January would be his last. However, Warner seems to be hungry for more success in white-ball cricket.

Responding to a social media post that said that the 37-year-old’s World Cup career “ended with a ‘glorious record” of 1527 runs, the veteran batsman said. ‘who said I am finished??’.

Australia became a 6-time World Champions after defeating India by 6 wickets in the ODI World Cup 2023 finals. David Warner was the highest run-scorer for Australia in the tournament with 535 runs in 11 matches.

David Warner now has two World Cups in his trophy cabinet. The opener will turn 41 by the time the next World Cup is held in 2027 in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia.

However, David Warner hasn’t given up on his World Cup ambitions. In his social media post, David Warner showed his intent on playing as he said, “See you in 2027.”

Warner’s love for India is not new and in the same post, he went on to thank India for hosting an incredible tournament.

“Firstly I want to say thank you to India for hosting an absolutely incredible World Cup. The effort put into these events are enormous. Thank you to all the people involved behind the scenes, ground staff, people in the dressing rooms, kitchen hands, chefs, hotel staff, security, police, event organisers, the list goes on but most importantly the fans”. said David Warner.

The 37-year-old also lauded the fans for their unwavering support and cheers throughout the tournament.

“Road blocks airport chaos when we have to sneak through, your patience is much appreciated. Without you all we can not play the game we all love. I know the result didn’t go ???? way but what it was, was an amazing few weeks. Chuffed to walk away as winners and 6 times champions. Our whole team should be extremely proud,” Warner said.

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