Stuart Broad smiles over cropped photo: The veteran English fast bowler has been quite vocal regarding the Australian batsman’s innings.
During the second day of the second Test of the ongoing Pakistan’s tour of Australia in Adelaide, Australia opening batsman David Warner had registered his maiden triple century in a potentially match-winning effort.
Warner batted throughout the Australian innings to eventually surpass former Australian captains in Sir Donald Bradman and Mark Taylor as he ended up scoring 335* (418) with the help of 39 fours and a six.
Opening the batting with Joe Burns (4) on Day 1, Warner ended a rain-curtailed Day 1 on 166*. It was a magnificent 361-run partnership with all-rounder Marnus Labuschagne (162) which saw the southpaw dominating the opposition bowlers at will.
The superlative milestone of becoming the first batsman to score a triple century at the Adelaide Oval eventually came on the first delivery of the 120th over when Warner hit a boundary off Pakistan pacer Mohammad Abbas.
Considering the helpless stature of the Pakistani bowlers, a user on social media platform Twitter cropped veteran English fast bowler Stuart Broad’s face on a Pakistani bowler stating that Pakistan need Broad to dismiss Warner in Adelaide.
The reason behind the same was Broad’s stellar record against Warner. In the 2019 Ashes series in England earlier this year, Broad had dismissed Warner frequently throughout the five Test matches. Warner, who score a paltry 95 runs in the series, was dismissed by Broad on seven occasions.
Stuart Broad smiles over cropped photo
Really made me smile 😂
— Stuart Broad (@StuartBroad8) November 30, 2019
How Twitterati reacted on Warner’s innings:
David Warner becomes the 7th Australian to score a triple century in Tests 💪 pic.twitter.com/3tup9XUnIX
— ICC (@ICC) November 30, 2019
David Warner ran nearly 21 kilometers (80 percent of which were at jogging pace) during his 335 not out against Pakistan in Adelaide. @cricketcomau
— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) December 1, 2019
If Australia don’t bat again, David Warner will have gone from averaging 9.50 in one series to 489.00 in the next #AUSvPAK
— Brydon Coverdale (@brydoncoverdale) November 30, 2019
Australians to score 150+ in consecutive Test innings:
— Brett Graham (@brett_graham) November 30, 2019
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