“It would not be a summer…,” David Warner finally breaks SILENCE on Mitchell Johnson’s acid remarks on Test career and ball-tampering saga

He said his upbringing has helped him deal with difficult times and then talked about how he is looking forward to the last Test of his career.


“It would not be a summer…,” David Warner finally breaks SILENCE on Mitchell Johnson’s acid remarks on Test career and ball-tampering saga

David Warner and Mitchell Johnson (Image via ESPNcricinfo)

Mitchell Johnson‘s nasty remarks in a column for The West Australian on David Warner took Australian cricket by storm. The former Australian pacer criticized the selection committee for Warner’s choosing his retirement, saying the opener doesn’t deserve a “hero’s send-off” because of his involvement in the ball-tampering saga.

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Most of the people from the cricket fraternity were fuming over the remarks Johnson made. Warner finally broke his silence on the matter by coming up with a mature response to the criticism.

It would not be a summer of cricket without a headline. That is what it is. Everyone is entitled to an opinion.
Warner quoted as saying by Fox Sports

He added:

When you get on to the world stage, you don't realize what goes with that there is a lot of media. A lot of criticism.

He said his upbringing has helped him deal with difficult times and then talked about how he is looking forward to the last Test of his career. Australia are set to play three Test matches against Pakistan, starting December 14. The third Test will be played at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney from January one, which is going to be the last time Warner will wear the white jersey for the national team.

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Ricky Ponting has a solution to resolve Mitchell Johnson-David Warner spat

Former Aussie captain Ricky Ponting has offered his solution to resolve the bitter spat between Mitchell Johnson and David Warner. Ponting said he might have to mediate between the two greats of the country.

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David Warner and Mitchell Johnson (Image via ESPNcricinfo)

Ponting told Sunrise that the fight between them started during the Ashes’ selection some months before. He thinks the duo have not talked face to face over the topic, which is why he suggested they have a conversation and resolve the conflict.

Also, Johnson had also attacked Aussie skipper Pat Cummins by calling him “gutless” last year during the Justin Langer saga. Cummins told Fox Sports that the team backs Warner and the players keep protecting each other.

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