Former Australian captain Mark Waugh has closely criticised David Warner for taking part in an ‘impatient shot’ in his comeback Take a look at match in Sydney in opposition to India. The left-hand batsman is taking part in the maiden Take a look at of the four-match Take a look at collection after being dominated of the primary two Assessments due to a groin harm.
Within the fourth over off Mohammed Siraj’s ball, David Warner tried to play a canopy drive however bought the skin edge and the bowl flew to first slip the place Cheteshwar Pujara was stationed. He safely grabbed the ball to despatched Warner early for 5 runs.
Mark Waugh slams David Warner:
Mark Waugh lashed out at Warner for giving his wicket cheaply. He was upset with the shot number of the southpaw on the early of the primary session.
“That’s only a free shot. That’s not a shot you need to be taking part in within the first 20 minutes of a Take a look at match. You’re driving on the up, it’s not there to drive and it’s vast as nicely and also you’re throwing your palms at it,” Waugh advised Fox Cricket.
David Warner is proscribing his second as a result of he has nonetheless not totally recovered from the harm. However Mark Waugh feels that there isn’t a justification for his impatient shot whether or not he’s match or not.
“Even when his groin was okay, he would have needed to take an almighty step to get even near that supply. Simply an impatient shot actually and possibly attempting to get runs on the board rapidly,” he added.
In the meantime, day considered one of India ended with Australia placing 166 runs on the board on the lack of two wickets. Had rain not interrupted, the host would have put up 300 runs on board within the flat pitch of Sydney.
The debutant Will Pucovski scored his maiden Take a look at century and stitched up 100 runs partnership with Marnus Labuschagne earlier than shedding his wicket.