first_imgDavid Warner hit his 16th ODI hundred as Australia cruised towards a big total against Bangladesh in a World Cup 2019 match in Nottingham on Thursday. This was Warner’s 2nd hundred for Australia in this edition of the tournament and his third overall.David Warner equalled Virat Kohli as he became only the second batsman to complete 16 ODI tons in 110 innings. Hashim Amla, who scored his 16th ODI century in 94 innings, holds the record for fewest innings to this feat.David Warner’s first century came against Pakistan in Australia’s winning cause in Taunton. Warner began the 2019 World Cup with an unbeaten 89 against Afghanistan before falling cheaply against West Indies.David Warner added 121 for the opening wicket with Aaron Finch and then continued to dominate as Usman Khawaja joined him in the middle.David Warner had also won the Orange Cap in the 2019 Indian Premier League with 692 runs from 12 matches. David Warner’s first hundred in World Cups came in the last edition of the tournament. He had hit 178 out of Australia’s total of 401 for 6 off 50 overs against Afghanistan.Currently, David Warner is in top five run getters in World Cup 2019 and Australia assistant coach Ricky Ponting has backed him to end up as the leading run-getter in the ongoing tournament.Earlier in the tournament, Warner had played a match-winning knock of 107 off 109 balls, which included 11 fours and a six and helped Australia defeat Pakistan by 41 runs.”You could see by the way he moved into his shots picking up the length early, he hit a lot of pull shots early in his innings, which is always a good sign for him,” said Ponting.advertisementAlso Read | World Cup 2019: Vijay Shankar suffers injury scare ahead of Afghanistan matchAlso Read | Rishabh Pant likely to make World Cup debut against AfghanistanAlso Seelast_img

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