Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has put his weight behind colleague David Warner for the impending uber occasion. The southpaw is horrendously out of structure and has been shy of runs and certainty. He likewise didn't have the best of IPL season as he scored only 195 runs in eight games for SRH.
Afterward, he additionally got out for a brilliant duck in the warmup game against New Zealand. Maxwell however accepts to not discount Warner, and soon Warner will be among runs. The all-rounder additionally said it is only one of the lean stages for the senior player and that it is simply a question of a couple of good thumps.
“If you ever doubt Davey, it’s an absolute no-no,” Maxwell said according to ESPN Cricinfo. “You know he’s going to turn it around. He’s a superstar of all three formats. He’s made so many runs. He’s going to go down as one of the greats of the game. Unfortunately, he got Martin Guptill’d yesterday with an absolute hanger. Gup seems to do that a lot against us.
Australia are due to play one more warm-up game before they kick off their campaign against South Africa on Saturday (October 23). Maxwell said Warner is a big match player regardless of his current form.
“Those sorts of things happen when you’re searching for it. But you know when he gets out there come game time, come the 23rd [of October], regardless of what happens in the next practice game, you know he’s going to hit the ground running. He’s going to be a big player for us.”
Speaking about the warmup match, Australia beat New Zealand by three wickets in Abu Dhabi. Their next warmup match is against India on Wednesday (October 20).