David Warner is out of quarantine and can’t wait to go.© SRH / Instagram
Hours before the start of the 2021 IPL, SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) warned all bowlers playing this season with a teaser from their captain David Warner, one of the most destructive hitters in the game. the record for most points scored by a foreign player in the tournament, said he was delighted to be part of the Indian Premier League. In the clip shared on social media, the Australian opener said he tried to be on top of his fitness level and ran around his bedroom for a bit during his forties. “So yeah, I can’t wait to be there.” The video also shows Warner training on the pitch with his teammates.
WARNING for all bowlers
– SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) April 9, 2021
Warner gained popularity during last year’s lockdown for posting witty videos on social media, including one showing off his dancing skills on a popular Telugu song.
Warner was signed by SRH in 2014. He guided the 2016 champions to the playoffs of the last IPL. Earlier this week, Warner showed off the team’s new jersey on Instagram from his hotel 40s. “Excited to be out in a few days, join the guys before our first game in Chennai,” said Warner.
The IPL kicks off on Friday night when the Mumbai Indians take on the Royal Challengers Bangalore. SunRisers Hyderabad will play their first game on Sunday against Kolkata Knight Riders at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
Warner said the wicket “might be a bit slow” in Chennai but it “would be fine for all of us” to play. At the end of the video, in a message to SunRisers fans, he said:
“Unfortunately, we can’t allow spectators onto the pitch. But we know you are completely behind us. We really appreciate that.”
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