Disgraced Australia opener David Warner will play Sydney grade cricket with Randwick Petersham.
In an attempt to get his cricket career back on track after receiving a 12-month ban for his involvement in the ball-tampering scandal, Warner will kick-start his career playing club cricket.
Club president and ex-Test fast bowler Mike Whitney told the Southern Courier that Warner has confirmed his availability for three of four matches.
He will also be involved in pre-season training and helping with the club’s youngsters.
‘We’re delighted to have him,’ Whitney said. ‘He’s one of the best players Australia has had since World War Two.
‘He’s been speaking to one of our club officials and he has committed to the first three or four rounds of the season. Why it is only three or four rounds at this stage, I don’t know.
‘Everyone is excited to have him. He will be great in the changing rooms with younger players.’