14th December, 2019
Australia's explosive opener David Warner has surpassed former legend Sir Don Bradman in Test cricket. Warner is now ahead of Warner in scoring runs in Test cricket. Warner did this amazingly in the Perth Test being played against New Zealand.
On the third day of the Perth Test on Saturday, Australia opener Warner completed 7 thousand runs in Test cricket. He is the 12th Australian batsman to do so in Test cricket.
Warner out ahead of Don Bradman
David Warner completed his 7 thousand Test runs against New Zealand on the third day of the Perth Test. With this, he has left Bradman behind in scoring runs in Tests. The former Australian veteran made 6996 playing 52 Tests.
Australians making fastest 7 thousand runs
Warner has become the fastest opener for Australia to score 7 thousand Test runs. He has equaled former veteran Greg Chappell by scoring 7 thousand Test runs in 151 innings. His partner Steve Smith holds the record for fastest 7 thousand Test runs scored. Smith did so by playing just 126 innings. Matthew Hayden scored 142, Ricky Ponting 145, while Michael Clarke scored 7 thousand Test runs in 149 innings.
Warner becomes 12th Australian batsman
Warner is the 12th Australian batsman to score 7 thousand runs in Test cricket. Before that Alan Border, Mark Taylor, David Boon, Greg Chappell, Steve Waugh, Mark Waugh, Matthew Hayden, Justin Langer, Ricky Ponting, Michael Clarke, Steve Smith have done so in the test.
Warner set a record against Pakistan
Warner had scored 335 runs against Pakistan in the Adelaide Test. During this match, he set the record for playing the greatest innings on this ground. Earlier, Don Bradman played the biggest innings of 299 runs for Australia here.