David Warner to make a decision on BBL participation after watching international calendar

David Warner to make a decision on BBL participation after watching international calendar

Australia opener David Warner's participation within the Big Bash League (BBL) would depend upon how the international calender pans out on resumption as he doesn't want "a cluttered mindset", playing different formats on the brink of one another .

Warner reflected on how in 2013-14, playing Twenty20 tournament without much gap between the Test cricket adversely impacted his performance.

"All my decisions are based around what proportion playing and touring I'm doing within the summer," Warner told cricket.com.au about his Big Bash options.

"When I last played a game, my mindset within the next two Tests was cluttered between playing and not playing shots."

Warner had hit centuries within the first and third Ashes Tests of that whitewash summer before scoring 50 from 31 balls for the Sydney Thunder during a one-off appearance. within the final two Tests of the summer, he didn't pass 25.

"I know that's how I play but I've reined it during a lot over the previous couple of years and do not want to be putting myself into a situation again where I'm playing a match game then a T20 then Tests again a couple of days later.

The star opener said he would like having "one rhythm going into it".

"It would be easy to take a seat here now and say 'Yes, I'd wish to play' but I even have to ascertain what's happening at the top of the year. I'll need to have a tough believe it counting on the schedule."

It has been reported that Cricket Australia is considering creating a window in January for Australian players to compete within the BBL.