Ashes: David Warner sets a new record for being dismissed for zero in Tests, leaving Michael Slater behind
In the first innings of the fifth match of the Ashes Test Series 2021-22, Australian opener David Warner lost his wicket without opening an account. David Warner faced 22 balls in this match and during this he did not manage to score a single run. In the end, he handed his catch to Jack Crowley on the ball of Ollie Robinson. Now as an Australian opener in Test cricket, he has come second in terms of getting out for zero.
David Warner breaks Michael Slater's record
David Warner has come second in terms of being dismissed for zero after most opening batsman in Test cricket for Australia. He broke the record of Michael Slater who had done so 9 times. Matthew Hayden is the batsman who got dismissed for the most times for zero in Tests by the Kangaroo team, with whom this happened 14 times.
Australian opener who got out for zero most times in Tests-
14 - Matthew Hayden
10 - David Warner
9 - Michael Slater
7 - Justin Langer
7 - Graeme Wood
In the first innings of the fifth Test against England, the Australian team's opening four batsmen were dismissed for just 84 runs. Three wickets of this team had fallen for just 12 runs. After the dismissal of David Warner for zero, the second opener batsman Usman Khawaja, who was in excellent form, could not do much and gave his catch to Joe Root off Stuart Broad on the score of just 6 runs. Marnus Labuschagne scored 44 runs and his innings was ended by Broad bowling him. Steve Smith could not open his account in this match in the same way as Warner and, facing 2 balls, gave his catch to Crowley on Robinson's ball.