Ashes: Warner tells Renshaw to avoid newspapers | Cricket News
MELBOURNE: Australia vice-captain David Warner has urged his under-pressure opening companion Matt Renshaw to keep away from studying newspapers this week and rating some runs within the Sheffield Protect forward of the opening Check of the Ashes.
The 21-year-old Renshaw has averaged 36.64 from his 10 Exams in a constructive begin to his worldwide profession however has had a tricky Protect marketing campaign for Queensland, failing to surpass 20 runs in his 4 innings.
Neither coach Darren Lehmann nor any of Australia’s different selectors have queried the teenager’s spot within the Check facet however his poor run of type has attracted loads of scrutiny from native media within the leadup to the Gabba Check beginning November 23.
Warner can be on the other facet when Renshaw pads up in opposition to New South Wales at Brisbane’s Adelaide Border area from Tuesday however wished the opener effectively.
“I need him to attain runs this week. He is been beneath a little bit of stress this week, there’s been a little bit of speak within the media,” Warner instructed native media on Sunday.
“You must preserve placing the numbers on the board.
“As a teenager, I’d be steering away from newspapers this week.”
Renshaw’s job has been made simpler, with New South Wales resting their trio of Check bowlers, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins, who have been excellent in defeating Western Australia within the earlier spherical.
Renshaw loved a advantageous dwelling summer season in opposition to South Africa and Pakistan, however since stroking 60 in opposition to India in Bengaluru in March, he has not scored a half-century in 9 Check innings.
“I need him to do effectively. I’m a mate of his and want him success,” Warner mentioned.
“He is acquired to maintain taking part in effectively.
“After I see that on the different finish it brings a spark to my eye as a result of you realize your companion is on as effectively.”
Midway throughout the nation, England’s crushing 192-run win over a weak Cricket Australia XI within the tour match in Adelaide got here with a warning from former Check pacer Ryan Harris.
“I believe it’s (weak), particularly with no Ben Stokes,” Harris, who coached the house facet, mentioned concerning the vacationers’ batting.
England’s bowlers carried out effectively within the four-day sport however former captain Alastair Cook dinner’s lean tour continued with scores of 15 and 32.
“I believe (Cook dinner) seemed a bit rusty, I assume,” added Harris.
“I am certain he’ll look ahead to one other hit subsequent week. However everyone knows what he can do. You do not rating over 10,000 runs and never be any good.”
England play their remaining warm-up match in opposition to a Cricket Australia XI in Townsville, in far northern Queensland state, from Wednesday.