The IPL is the best tournament in the world: David Warner

David Warner also added that he gets a lot of insights from the IPL whenever he plays international matches for the kangaroos in India.

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David Warner is one of the greatest batters in IPL cricket. The Australian left-handed willow wielder has plundered a whopping 5449 runs in the Indian T20 league and has scored his runs at an average of 41.60.

And, ahead of the IPL mega auctions, Warner said that when he goes to India and plays in the IPL, he sees the tournament as the best in the entire cricketing world. Warner also added that he gets a lot of insights from the IPL whenever he plays international matches for the kangaroos in India.

“When I go to India, I see it as playing the best tournament in the world. But I am getting a lot of practice and insight for when I have to go there for Australia, whether it is for Tests or ODIs,” said David Warner in a chat with Brett Lee on the former Aussie pacer’s podcast.

India has welcomed me with open arms: David Warner

David Warner also added that the people in India are very humble, and have welcomed him as well as his family for a decade now. “The number one thing for me is how humble everyone is there (in India). They have welcomed my family with open arms and obviously me for the last decade,” added Warner.

David Warner also said that he loves meeting people in India. Adding that the people in India have given him so much love, the 35-year-old concluded by stating that he owes India a lot.

“I love going out and meeting people there. I know it can be a security risk at times because we can create a bit of a crowd. I love mixing with the locals. They have given me so much. I think we owe India a lot. I’d love to be involved in some of their programs with cricket,” concluded David Warner.

The IPL mega auctions will be held on 12th and 13th February in the city of Bangalore before the 15th edition of the tournament.