Everyone Is Very Happy To Have David Warner Back - Basil Thampi

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IPL 2019: Everyone Is Very Happy To Have David Warner Back – Basil Thampi 

IPL 2019: Everyone Is Very Happy To Have David Warner Back – Basil Thampi
David Warner. Credit: IPL

The absence of David Warner was clearly present in the last year edition of IPL despite Kane Williamson did exceptionally well with his willow and with his captaincy. Finally, he made his comeback into the tournament and announced himself in a style. Meanwhile, his teammate, Basil Thampi makes his voice on Warner.

David Warner announced his comeback in a style by smashing a scintillating knock for Hyderabad at Eden Gardens. His brilliant knock helped Sunrisers Hyderabad to put a massive total on the board, which was chased down by Kolkata Knight Riders, Courtesy Andre Rusell.

We missed David Warner in IPL 2018 – Basil Thampi

Speaking of the flamboyant batsman, the fast bowler Basil Thampi quoted saying that the presence of the stylish southpaw has always been a great boost for the team. Further, Thampi added that Warner was missed by the team IPL 2018 as well.

Basil Thampi, David Warner, Kane Williamson
Basil Thampi Photo by Prashant Bhoot /SPORTZPICS for BCCI

However, he revealed that Warner was pretty active in the chat group, which made everyone felt his presence in the camp. Thampi added that the team is pretty much happy to have him back.

“Everyone is very happy actually. Last time also we were missing him, but he is very active in our group (chat group) so it didn’t feel like that (like he wasn’t there last year). This time he’s here and everyone is happy. Last time we missed him so much, Kane took the role. Everyone is happy to have him (David Warner) back,” Thampi was quoted saying by Times of India.

Kane Williamson is very calm and cool captain – Basil Thampi

Meanwhile, speaking of Kane Williamson, Basil Thampi added that the captaincy of Kane has been brilliant. He went to say quoting that the youngsters can learn a lot from the Kiwis captain. The right-handed batsman had done incredibly well in the previous edition.

Basil Thampi, David Warner, Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson (Credits: BCCI)

”Kane is very cool and calm. It’s always a pleasure to have Kane (in the team). You can learn a lot from him. As you said, he is a brilliant player and doing very good for his country and he is coming and playing here, which means we can learn a lot of things from him. In the last season, he took the team to the final and was in tremendous form,” he added.

Well, as Basil Thampi said, the return of David Warner made an immediate impact on the game. Despite losing the game, they found their team balance pretty well to get the motivation for remaining games.

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