T Natarajan impressed everyone with his skillful bowling on his debut tour to Australia. And, he was poured with wishes from across the globe. Now, David Warner has joined the bandwagon and he has given applauds to his SRH teammate for performing so well with the ball. Also, he cherished the way Indian pacer has evolved in a small span of time.
The 29-year-old made began playing professional cricket at the age of 19. And, within no time he became one of the known names in the local cricket arena. He came into the spotlight for bowling exceptionally well in the Tamil Nadu Premier League. Soon, he was picked by Kings XI Punjab at a whopping fee of INR 3 Crores. The former Indian opener is a big fan of the left-arm pacer. But, Natarajan suffered an elbow injury and he was released by the franchise. The move went in favor of a 29-year-old as he was picked by Sunrisers Hyderabad in the auction.
David Warner Congratulates His Sunrisers Hyderabad Teammate T Natarajan
During IPL 2020, SRH was heavily relying on Bhuvneshwar Kumar. But, the Indian pacer was ruled out from the tournament after sustaining an ankle injury. T Natarajan then came into the spotlight with his toe-crushing yorkers and accuracy. He became the bowler to bowl the most number of yorkers in the cricketing extravaganza. He was then picked by the selectors as a net bowler.
But, following the injuries of certain players, he was picked in the side. The Salem-born bowler utilized the given opportunity to the best of his abilities. He became the leading wicket-taker from Team India in the shorter format with six wickets. Also, he impressed everyone in ODIs as well.
He was so good with the ball on his debut tour to India that David Warner has also come forward with a cherishing post for the new Indian pacer. He took to his official Instagram handle and shared a post that read,” “Win lose or draw. We respect each other on and off the field. Despite losing the series, I couldn’t be any happier for this guy @natarajan_jayaprakash. Such a nice guy and just loves the game so much. From being on the tour as a net bowler to debuting ODI/T20i for India, what an achievement buddy. Well done!! #sunriser #orangearmy #cricket.”
Although, the 29-year-old is not part of the Test squad. But, there are rumors that he will be with the team as a net bowler ahead of the India vs Australia Border Gavaskar trophy.