March 28, 2018 / 10:27 AM / a year ago

Factbox: Australia's sacked vice-captain David Warner

(Reuters) - Factbox on deposed Australian vice-captain David Warner who was banned for 12 months by Cricket Australia on Wednesday for his part in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.

Cricket - South Africa vs Australia - Third Test - Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa - March 25, 2018 Australia's David Warner REUTERS/Mike Hutchings - RC1E49FEAD60

- Born: Oct. 27, 1986, Paddington, Australia

- Made his test debut against New Zealand in 2011, scoring three and 12 at Brisbane.

- He became the first Australian cricketer to be selected in 132 years for the national team without a single first-class cricket appearance when he made his Twenty20 international debut against South Africa in 2009.

- An aggressive left-handed opening batsman, Warner has played 74 tests and scored 6363 runs at an average of 48.20, hitting 21 centuries and 29 fifties.

- He scored his maiden test century in December 2011 in Australia’s unsuccessful run chase against New Zealand in Hobart.

- In January 2012, he scored a 69-ball century against India at the WACA. At the time, this equalled West Indian Shivnarine Chanderpaul for the fourth fastest test century of all time, in terms of balls faced.

- He was suspended by Cricket Australia for his “unprovoked physical attack” on England’s Joe Root in June 2013 and fined A$11,500 ($8,882).

- Warner was named Australia’s vice-captain across tests, one-day internationals formats of the game in August 2015.

- He is currently ranked fifth in the International Cricket Council’s test batting rankings.

($1 = 1.2947 Australian dollars)

Compiled by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian Radnedge

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