Swashbuckling Australian opener David Warner says he was stunned by the yorkers and bouncers of India’s tempo spearhead Jasprit Bumrah within the ODI collection-opener right here. Warner, who remained unbeaten on 128 in his workforce’s 10-wicket win towards India on the Wankhede Stadium, negated Bumrah’s problem nicely on Tuesday.
Skipper Aaron Finch additionally hit a blazing hundred (110 not out) because the Australians romped house with lots to spare.
Asked how he prepares for bowlers like Bumrah and chinaman Kuldeep Yadav, Warner, top-of-the-line left-handers on this planet, mentioned it was all about preserving nonetheless.
“It’s about being good and nonetheless. I can’t think about somebody like Brett Lee working in from nearly the boundary and simply kind of staggering in there and abruptly bowl 150kmph, it takes some time to get used to and that’s nice talent from Bumrah.
“His (Bumrah’s) bouncers surprise you, his yorkers surprise you after which when he bowls the change-up it’s very, very tough, it’s like when Lasith Malinga at his prime, he bowled 140kmph and swung them.
“… But you knew you have been going to get a yorker or a bouncer nevertheless it was how are you going to play that and that’s what’s so distinctive,” added Warner.
Saying that he finds Kuldeep’s bowling a fraction slower, he admitted that choosing chinaman bowlers was tough.
“And with Kuldeep (Yadav), he’s got great change-ups as well. I find that he’s bowling a fraction slower these days, quite different to Rashid Khan who bowls at 100kmph, under lights I think left-arm chinamans are very difficult to pick,” he added.
Both Bumrah and Kuldeep had an off day on the Wankhede and could be raring to go when the 2 groups face off one another at Rajkot.