5 Most Selfish Knocks In The History Of One-Day Internationals
The team should be of utmost priority in every team game and cricket is no different. Over the years, the fans have witnessed cricketers giving up on their personal milestones for the team’s cause but surprisingly even in the gentlemen’s game, there have been instances where the individuals’ performances have raised eyebrows, giving rise to debates over whether they kept themselves over the teams.
So here we are taking a look at 5 such instances:
5. David Warner- 100 from 140 in 2012 CB Series Final:
One of the most explosive batsmen in the game right now, Warner played an uncharacteristic innings in the second match of the 2012 Commonwealth Bank Series Final against Sri Lanka. Fresh from his heroics in the previous game where he had scored 163, the hard-hitting opening batsman struggled throughout his innings, hitting just four boundaries and a six.
One can argue that the pitch would have been tough for stroke play but the suggestions were proved invalid by Michael Clarke’s 91-ball 117 runs knock. Later in the match, Sri Lanka made a mockery of Warner’s painfully slow innings by chasing down the 272-run target with over five overs left.
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