David Warner hits a brilliant double ton, scripts history

New Delhi: Australian opener batter David Warner, scripted history by hitting double century on his 100th test match, against South Africa at MCG. The visitors were all-out on 189 runs, after that Australia came to bat, and take’s the leads of 140 runs.

He left NOTHING out there! #AUSvSA

— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) December 27, 2022

David Warner slams ton in his 100th match

Australia’s opening batter David Warner scored his 100th test match more memorable by scoring a double-century. His batting strategy, was to first observe the ground and give himself time to settle down on the crease. Warner scored a century, and after that he went on to score a double century. He became the second batter after Joe Root, to score a double century in his 100th match. Root had earlier done this miracle against India in 2021, where he scored 218 runs.

Don’t ever write this man off! David Warner brings up 100 in his 100th Test. What a moment! A brilliant innings thus far. #AUSvSA @davidwarner31 pic.twitter.com/uzpvWOfZjr

— Chloe-Amanda Bailey (@ChloeAmandaB) December 27, 2022

Warner scripts history

David Warner became the first opener to score a double century in his 100th match, and he became the first Australian to do so. Warner completed his 8,000 runs in this innings after scoring 78 runs. He is the eighth Australian player who reached the 8,000 runs mark. In doing so, he broke the record of Ricky Ponting as he scored a double ton. In his whole innings, Warner smashed two sixes and fifteen boundary. He suffered a leg injury while celebrating his historic run, after which he was declared retired hurt.

David Warner joins another elusive club

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— ICC (@ICC) December 27, 2022

Australia Playing XI

David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (wk), Pat Cummins (capt), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Scott Boland.

Australia vs South Africa live streaming

Stars Sports hold the right to telecast the match in India. Australia vs South Africa is also streaming on Sony Liv OTT apps.

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