Australian opener David Warner has declared legendary Indian cricketer MS Dhoni as the greatest finisher in the history of the sport. In a rapid-fire Q/A session on JioCinema, Warner shared his admiration for Dhoni’s unparalleled ability to finish games.
When asked about the greatest finisher in cricket history, Warner responded with a resounding, “For me, it’s MS Dhoni.”
During the session, Warner also expressed his cricketing inspirations, citing Shane Warne, Ricky Ponting, and Adam Gilchrist as his idols. He aspired to emulate their playing styles. Warne’s leg-spin, Gilchrist’s opening batting prowess, and Ponting’s excellence influenced his approach to the game.
In the realm of cricket legends, Warner crowned South African great Jacques Kallis as the “G.O.A.T” (Greatest of All Time).
Reflecting on his favorite innings in international cricket, Warner highlighted his 335 not out against Pakistan at Adelaide in 2019 as the standout moment. Additionally, he reminisced about winning the 2015 World Cup, marking it as the pinnacle moment of his cricketing career.
Switching gears to lighter topics, Warner revealed his admiration for Indian culture and his favorite Indian dish, Hyderabadi Biryani. In the realm of entertainment, the Australian batsman expressed his desire to make a reel with film star Allu Arjun.
When asked about the one batter he would choose to bat for his life, Warner singled out the legendary Rahul Dravid. This choice reflects the immense respect and admiration Warner holds for the former Indian cricketer’s reliability.
As Warner gears up for the ICC Cricket World Cup in India, he stands as one of Australia’s finest batters. Notably, he has announced his decision to retire from ODIs following the culmination of the tournament.