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‘Not going to throw my identify’: Glenn Maxwell stands tall for David Warner after Johnson’s stinging criticism

‘Not going to throw my identify’: Glenn Maxwell stands tall for David Warner after Johnson’s stinging criticism

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Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has weighed in on the continuing feud between veteran opener David Warner and former Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson forward of the Test sequence towards Pakistan. Johnson’s criticism of Warner has change into the speak of the city within the build-up to the Australian opener’s farewell Test sequence at house. After profitable the record-extending sixth World Cup crown in India, Australia will resume its title defence within the ICC World Test Championship.

Maxwell has reacted after Johnson launched an all-out attack on Warner(AFP-PTI)
Maxwell has reacted after Johnson launched an all-out assault on Warner(AFP-PTI)

Australia are set to host Pakistan in its first away task after profitable the One Day International (ODI) World Cup. Former cricketer Johnson launched an all-out assault on Warner over the latter searching for a Test farewell within the Pakistan Test sequence. Warner was earlier named in Australia’s 14-member squad for the primary Test towards Pakistan. Johnson questioned Warner’s farewell request and the ex-cricketer additionally gave the notorious ball-tampering scandal a point out in his bombshell assertion.

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What did Johnson say about Warner?

“It’s been five years and David Warner has still never really owned the ball-tampering scandal,” Johnson wrote in his Sunday column in The West Australian. Jumping to Warner’s defence after the stinging criticism of the previous Australian cricketer, all-rounder Maxwell branded his teammate as an ‘absolute champion’ of the Aussie aspect. In an interplay with Australian radio station SEN, Maxwell agreed with the selectors’ resolution to choose Warner and the World Cup 2023 winner can be wanting ahead for his teammate to attain runs towards Pakistan.

‘Not going to throw my identify into some headlines’

“I’m not going to throw my name into some headlines about this. But Davey’s been an absolute champion of Australian cricket for a long period of time and the selectors were pretty clear on what they thought of it (selecting him). I’m looking forward to seeing Davey in that first Test and him making a lot of runs this summer,” Maxwell mentioned.

Maxwell not the one one coming to Warner’s defence

Earlier, opener Usman Khawaja additionally opted to come back out within the defence of Warner. Khawaja asserted that Warner and ex-Australian skipper Steve Smith are nothing however heroes. “To say Dave Warner or anyone else involved in sandpaper (gate) is not a hero… I strongly disagree because they have paid their dues. A year out of cricket is a long time,” he added.

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