Steve Smith and David Warner feel like returning home after their ban from ball tampering scandal. This duo is ready to be in the 5 matches ODI series against Pakistan in UAE ahead of ICC World Cup-19.
David Warner is waiting to be in the team
David Warner, the aggressive batsman is eagerly waiting to be in the team. On the other hand, his left-hander is hopeful for the upcoming world cup too, “It’s been awesome. It’s like we didn’t really leave. The boys were very accepting of us coming in and with open arms.
Warner is happy, beating India in both t-20 and ODI, “[There were] a lot of big hugs and cuddles. It’s been great. It’s good to see the spirit they’re in after a great series win in India, and I am obviously looking forward to watching them play against Pakistan here, and hopefully, they win that series as well.”
Steven Smith is confident to not to give it back
Smith is definitely happy to name for World Cup and Ashes. “I guess it’s just been going through the values that are instilled in the team at the moment and making sure we are on the right path looking forward to what’s coming up – a huge World Cup and an Ashes series in England”
Steven Smith is confident not to give it back, “It’s pretty exciting times ahead for the team, and just making sure everyone’s on the right path and heading in the same direction. Warner elucidated further on the meeting, which came down to understanding the role the two senior cricketers will play in the team going forward. “[It was about] making sure that we are aligned with the team values moving forward.”
The captain added too, “Obviously, being out for 12 months, there’s been a big change. Which is great, and it’s about just accepting that and playing what our role in the team should be moving forward”
Justin Langer is excited to have them back
Justin Langer is excited to have them back, “We set some values, probably nine or 10 months ago, with the team, and then [at the meetings], we just had a look at how we are going with those values and how we can use our values and behavior’s to keep moving the team forward on and off the field.”
Accordingly, The coach asserts that this duo got their best opportunity. “We talked about making Australians proud. We talked about great cricketers and great people. So this is just a really good opportunity with this time between the Indian series and the Pakistan series, just to reset where we are at and reassess where we are at. I think it’s been a really worthwhile exercise.”
As a coach, Justine Langer is happy, obviously. “We talked about making Australians proud. We talked about great cricketers and great people. So this is just a really good opportunity with this time between the Indian series and the Pakistan series, just to reset where we are at and reassess where we are at. I think it’s been a really worthwhile exercise.”
Therefore, Steve Smith and David Warner feel like returning home. Hope this duo will purify themselves and be polite in the game of Cricket as well.