He is nearing an ecstatic 4000-run mark in the IPL. He has collected in excess of 500 IPL runs from the last 10 games. His side standing firmly at number 4 in the current IPL rankings, 2017 with 6 game wins already.
But captain David Warner’s own form is on cloud nine at the moment. If you simply glance at his recent IPL scores then you’ll understand who is actually sparking the brightest ray of light on Sunrisers Hyderabad’s hopes in the 10th edition of the IPL.
40. 30. 126. 51. 43.
How do bowlers contain the man whose middle name seems to be carnage?
With 3 fifties and a hundred, Australia’s pocket dynamo has been horse-whipping opponents with utter disdain, importantly in a tournament where home fans expect the host nation’s players to dominate.
So the point is- is Warner reaching a Gayle-like league in the IPL-with his stats reaffirming his status as a T20 shark? Or, is the world yet to reconcile with the fact that a somewhat dainty looking Australian has already boxed some of the world’s fiercest bowlers with mighty ease?