Michael Vaughan, the former England captain, expressed surprise at the “friction” between David Warner and some ex-players and fans. Vaughan described the Aussie batsman as “one of the greats.” Vaughan works as a commentator for Fox Cricket, where he expressed his confusion at why people aren’t talking about Warner being a great player. He stated that Warner has only had one minor setback in his career, batting in England against Stuart Broad. Vaughan believes that Warner has dominated wherever he has played and has a fantastic record in Australia.
Vaughan mentioned that Warner is only three Test matches away from ending his career. However, he also believes that Warner will perform well in the next few matches. Warner’s decision to declare that he wanted to end his Test career after the Sydney match against Pakistan has led to controversy. Despite this, Vaughan and some of Warner’s current teammates have spoken positively about his impact on the team.
Current Australian captain Steve Smith praised Warner’s incredible career and his contribution to the team. Nathan Lyon also regards Warner highly and believes he is one of the greatest openers of all time for Australia. Skipper Pat Cummins also shared positive memories of Warner’s energy and competitiveness. Mitchell Starc described Warner as one of the greatest Australian players across all formats.
Overall, Vaughan and Warner’s teammates have expressed admiration for Warner’s career and the impact he has had on Australian cricket.