Warner takes over as captain of Winnipeg T20 team

2018-07-04 20:12
David Warner (Getty)

Winnipeg - The Winnipeg Hawks have appointed controversial Australian opening batsman David Warner as captain of their Global T20 Canada team on Wednesday.

The 31-year-old cricketer replaces the injured West Indian Dwayne Bravo as skipper.

Hawks coach Waqar Younis told the BBC: "He's going to be a good leader. He's a team man. He's up front and he likes to give whatever his knowledge is."

Earlier this year, Warner was banned from international and domestic state cricket for 12 months by Cricket Australia following the ball-tampering row that blew up during the national team's tour of South Africa.

The former Australia vice-captain has made only six runs in three innings for the Hawks, his first competitive action for three months.


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season has wrapped up. For all the season highlights - and lowlights - be sure to visit Sport24!

Latest blogs

The 12-month ban handed down to Steve Smith and David Warner and the 9-month sanction for Cameron Bancroft for their ball-tampering roles, is ...

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.