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'One thing that inspires me is the local fans,' says David Warner

Photo of David Warner. Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 30, 2019, 12.30 AM (IST)

Australian cricketer David Warner said that local fans have inspired him the most as after his splendid half-century, Hyderabad defeated Rajasthan by five wickets in the Indian Premier League match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Friday. 

During the post-match presentation, Warner said, "One thing that inspires me is the local fans, they are amazing. We try and put on a good show."

Warner set up the platform for Hyderabad with a breezy 69 off 37 balls and together with Jonny Bairstow (45 off 28) added a century stand for the opening wicket to spoil Rajasthan's day. 

"I enjoy playing in front of this crowd. They are fantastic. It is a day game," he further added. 

Warner played with a strike rate of 186.49 and his knock was studded with nine fours and two sixes.

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Chasing the 198-run target, Warner looked in imperious form as he started clobbering the Rajasthan bowlers from the word go. 

"We have to assess the wicket. I think we are playing on the other one, so we have to come and assess it. It is orange, Sunrisers, why not," Warner added.