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Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Tim David is prepared to take advantage of opportunities during the T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup: Tim David ready to act the enforcer when chance comes

MELBOURNE: Australia's Tim David said Marcus Stoinis' game dominating innings against Sri Lanka at the Twenty20 World Cup on Tuesday was something particularly amazing and the power-hitter is expecting to be able to accomplish something almost identical during the mission.

An unbeaten 59 from 18 balls from Stoinis at Perth Arena supported Australia's net run rate and got their title protection in the groove again after a weighty deficit to New Zealand in the Very 12 opener at the end of the week.

David didn't get to bat as Stoinis and captain Aaron Finch got the competition has over the line in Perth yet said he was eager to show what he could do.

"It was an astounding exhibition," he told journalists in Perth after the match. "That just showed how this group is set up, have folks to go out and take the game by the mess of the neck and win it.

"We need to go out and place in game dominating exhibitions, it doesn't occur like clockwork however, totally, that is the kind of job I'd very much want to play."

Finisher David was brought into the Australia crew for the World Cup notwithstanding never having played a top notch game and scored 11 runs from eight balls against the Dark Covers.

Batting at number six, the 26-year-old realizes his chances may be restricted however said he realized what was generally anticipated of him whenever the opportunity came.

"It descends to my job in the group, I'm there to attempt to move the game on, attempt to implement it," he added.

"Where I'm going batting in the group, I won't confront a great deal of balls so I must be all set out and take advantage of my natural abilities like clockwork."

Next up for Australia in their bid to snatch one of the main two spots in Gathering 1 and meet all requirements for the semi-finals is Friday's conflict in Melbourne against Britain, who won the warm-up series between the sides 2-0.

"They got the wood on us in that series so we have a highlight demonstrate and we have a game to dominate on Friday night," he said. 

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