The year 2019 will always be remembered as a landmark year in the history of Test Cricket. Just after the ICC Cricket World Cup got over in July, the stage was set for the arrival of ICC World Test Championship which could prove to be a vital factor for boosting the popularity of Test Cricket. Test Championship will give a positive momentum to Test Cricket, and it is a great initiative for the future of Test Cricket.
However, when we talk about the Test matches, which were played in 2019, there were some electrifying moments when visiting teams competed well on foreign shores. That year saw a healthy competition between the batsmen and bowlers. It was an eventful year for both the batsmen as well as the bowlers, especially who used the playing conditions smartly.
In this article, we are about to discuss the top players who were consistent right throughout 2019. Based on their performances, we selected our Test XI of 2019. We take a look at the performances of the players who impressed the most in 2019 in the five-day format.
# 1 David Warner:-
David Warner has re-established himself as Australia’s most destructive opener in recent times. Warner scored 725 runs in 16 Innings this year with an average of 48.33. His 335 not out against Pakistan showed why he is the most feared batsman in world cricket at the moment. Warner has worked on his stroke play and has looked more solid on the leg side.
Warner can punish the bowlers with his powerful square cuts and thunderous cover drives. The 33-year-old can attack the spinners with his quick footwork and aggressive style of play. The left-hander can split the field with his powerful drives. Warner had two centuries and one half-century to his name in 2019.
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