Australia and Sunrisers Hyderabad opener David Warner has failed to make it to the playing XI in the second half of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the UAE in recent times. While the coaching staff has said that it wants to give opportunities to the youngsters, fans feel that Warner has been handed a raw deal. The former captain posted a message on social media on Thursday (September 30) evening, which has intensified the debate.
Warner posted on Instagram: “It’s not about who’s real in your face, it’s about who stays real behind your back.” The post also had some ‘thumbs up’ emoji. He also posted a short video of him watching SRH’s game against Chennai Super Kings on television and this led fans to further debate as to whether he should at least take the plunge to share his experience with the younger players. Should have been out.
Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar believes this is a great opportunity for Jason Roy to make an impact in IPL 2021. Speaking on Star Sports before the start of the match, the former Indian captain said, “Only 15 players are allowed in the stadium, so David Warner may have to stay at the hotel for some reason. We don’t know. But for Jason Roy.” This is a great opportunity to make an impact.”
Speaking after the win against Rajasthan Royals on Monday, SRH coach Trevor Bayliss confirmed that the management is looking to give newcomers to the team a chance to make a name for themselves, noting how the team hasn’t made it to the playoffs this season. can reach.
“We can’t make it to the finals so we have decided that we want young players to not only experience the matches but to experience the time on the field, and that’s what we decided for this match,” Bayliss told press after the match. Said during the conference that he was not the only experienced player who we left in the hotel.
Talking further about Warner, Bayliss said: “We have to sit down for a day or two and pick a team and pick a squad of 18. That’s all. Dave is clearly watching the game back at the hotel and supporting the people. This other Everyone is the same. We are all in this together.
“Look, of course it hasn’t been discussed. It’s something that… This is the last year before the big auction. Those decisions will be made further down the line. His big deal for Hyderabad Sunrisers for the past several years. Contribution has been there. He has a lot of respect for the number of runs he has scored. I am sure he has got many more runs in IPL so far.”
(with ANI inputs)