Warner’s confrontation with Ponting spurred him towards Pakistan in 2019 CWC
Australia’s David Warner was spurred by a fiery confrontation with legendary former batsman Ricky Ponting through the 2019 World Cup which was revealed in a documentary titled “The Take a look at” on Amazon.
After an uncharacteristically tame efficiency by Warner of their group stage World Cup 2019 encounter towards India, Ponting confronted the opening batsman who was taking part in with the worry of getting out.
“In case you’re scared about getting out, f** that. You’ve bought to be eager about getting runs, not be frightened about making a mistake. I’ve been there, you begin eager about making errors as a participant, you’re f**ed. On the finish of the day all of you’ve got nothing to worry, nothing to lose proper now. We haven’t bought the World Cup. All we’ve bought are issues to achieve and issues to win. It’s good to assume that manner,” Ponting stated.
The legendary former skipper advised the batsman to again his abilities and impose himself on the opposition.
“You’re the greatest cricket group within the event. In case you hold holding again and being frightened of issues, that is going to get tougher and tougher,” he stated. “Preserve backing your self and backing your abilities and imposing your self on the sport when the chance presents itself.”
The confrontation turned issues round for the opening batsman who hit a swashbuckling century (103) towards Pakistan within the very subsequent sport,
“From the batting perspective I used to be fairly rattled after I ran out Finchy [against India],” Warner confessed within the Aussie sheds. “I felt like I had a worry of getting out. I didn’t really feel like I might take that threat. It actually hit me [Ponting’s confrontation], and I used to be similar to, ‘OK, I’ll take that on board’. Once you’re in a group surroundings, and also you’re giving suggestions in entrance of a gaggle, it may be fairly confronting typically.”