David Warner is a cracking batsman, we all know. He played with great flair and panache to strike fear in the hearts of the Mumbai Indians bowlers on Monday night. Stroking 90 off 59 balls, Warner hit 7 fours and 4 sixes in a blazing knock. It turned out to be a match-winning effort.
Warner is a gun, who averages over 50 in Test match cricket. A special average when you consider his strike rate is over 76. He can be devastating when he gets going. It is hard to believe that not long ago Australia did not have him opening the batting in the T20 World Cup. He can get boundaries at will and be also a superb runner between wickets.
At this point and time, he comes across as a one-man army for Hyderabad. The IPL team quickly needs to make sure that they have others making regular contributions and not leave everything to their captain. That is when they will get a sense of balance to their team.