David Warner signed off from IPL 2019 after playing a vital part in SunRisers Hyderabad’s 45-run win over Kings XI Punjab.
David Warner played his last IPL 2019 match for SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Monday night. The 32-year-old will no longer be available to play in IPL 2019 with Australia’s pre-World Cup 2019 training camp starting from May 2. Warner signed off in style, smashing 81 off 56 balls in SRH’s thumping 45-run win over Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Following his match-winning knock, David Warner took to Instagram on Tuesday morning and penned an emotional message for the SunRisers Hyderabad fans, team, support staff and everyone else concerned with the IPL franchise.
The Australian star expressed his gratitude to the “SunRisers family for your support, not just this season but also for the last year”.
It was the last time David Warner will be seen in IPL 2019, but the Australian leaves the tournament on top. The former SunRisers Hyderabad captain is currently the top run-getter in IPL 2019 with 692 runs to his name in 12 matches.
The Australian is well ahead of second-placed KL Rahul, who has scored 520 runs for Kings XI Punjab this season, while Andre Russell is third with 486 runs.
David Warner hit eight half-centuries and a century, scoring at a strike-rate of 143.86 and an average of 69.20.
On Monday, David Warner struck a belligerent 81 runs, which included seven fours and two sixes.