David Warner backs Ed Cowan despite recent failures

In 25 innings together, Cowan and Warner have scored 1111 runs at 44.44. But he admitted that continuing failures would not help their cause.

updated: March 11, 2013 12:30 IST
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Chandigarh: Australian opener David Warner has backed his embattled partner Ed Cowan, saying that the selectors should persist with him despite repeated failures in the ongoing Test series against India.

In the two Tests so far, both of which Australia lost by heavy margins, Cowan has 109 runs at an average of 27.25 with no half-centuries.

But Warner said it would be a mistake to drop the 30-year-old, who, he feels, has shown the temperament of a good Test batsman.

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