David Warner out for 99, joins unwanted ODI list
Sri Lanka vs Australia
Sri Lanka defeated Australia by 4 runs in the fourth ODI and seal series 3-1 with the fifth and final ODI yet to be played.
During Australia’s chase of 259, Warner got out for 99.
Warner became only the third Australian batsman to get out for 99 in ODIs after Matthew Hayden in 2001 and Adam Gilchrist in 2003. Interestingly, all the said batters are left-handers and openers.
Record vs Sri Lanka
4 batsmen have been dismissed on 99 against Sri Lanka and all four have been left-handers: Lance Klusener (SA), 1997, Graeme Smith (SA), 2002, Adam Gilchrist (AUS), 2003, and David Warner (AUS), 2022
David Warner in ODIs
Warner is second in the list of most ODI centuries among Australians after Ricky Ponting. The left-handed batter has recorded 18 tons in 131 ODIs and has scored 5,501 runs at 44.36.