Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann has recommended that the Aussies ought to look to make use of David Warner decrease down the order in the course of the Ashes 2023. Warner has been struggling to search out type with the bat in current instances.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Mar 8, 2023 20:29 IST
Darren Lehmann has recommended that Australia ought to assume exterior the field with Warner within the Ashes (Courtesy: Reuters)
By India Today Sports Desk: Former Australia coach Darren Lehmann has recommended that the Aussies ought to consider using David Warner decrease down the order in the course of the upcoming Ashes collection towards England.
Warner, in current instances, has struggled to search out type with the bat together with his time within the Border-Gavaskar Trophy ending prematurely as a consequence of an harm. There have been questions raised on the opener’s participation within the Ashes, with the 36-year-old stating his intent to be concerned within the iconic collection.
Lehmann has now recommended that possibly Australia ought to assume exterior the field and use the opener decrease down the order. As quoted by the Mirror, the previous coach stated that Warner should not open and bat down the order as his file in England hasn’t been nice.
Lehmann recommended Australia ought to take into consideration swapping Warner and Travis Head within the batting order.
“David Warner, if he’s in form, he’s got something to add,” Lehmann instructed SENQ’s Pat & Heals. “The issue for me would be he’s been there three times and hasn’t made a 100.
“I believed within the final Ashes collection he ought to bat down [the order] and bat 5 or 6, one thing completely different, as a result of he can actually expose their bowling down the order. We simply preserve him as an openerâ€¦ however David Warner, if he isn’t succeeding on the prime, might bat down, you possibly can swap Warner and [Travis] Head.”
“Sometimes you have to assume exterior the field to see who’s going to succeed. Broad and [James] Anderson are going to be fairly tough and Warner’s struggled with that in England, so whether or not they get him there or not can be a selectors’ name.”
Lehmann feels that Warner will be in the squad for Ashes but is unsure if he will get a chance to play.
“My intestine really feel is that they’ll take him within the squad [for the Ashes], however will they play him?”
“I’m not so certain. But should you take him within the squad you may as nicely play him, or do not take him in any respect.”
Mar 8, 2023