Australia defeated the Proteas in the three-match series with the final Test at Sydney ending in a draw after bad weather played spoilsport on all days except one.
Warner, 36, snapped a near-three-year century drought in typically aggressive and gritty fashion, reaching three figures for a 25th time after coming into the game under pressure after a lean run.
The dynamic opener and former Test vice-captain was banned from any leadership role over his part in the Cape Town ball tampering affair in 2018.
Ian Chappell not is favour of lifting Warner's captaincy ban, says he is too old for leadership role
Chappell, 71, is of the view that Warner would have been a good leader if he was entrusted with the responsibility at a young age.
Describing the sandpaper gate scandal as "injustice at its greatest level", Erskine said that Warner had been "completely villainised", and "there was far more than three people involved in this thing
Warner was cast as the key villain in the scandal -- dubbed "Sandpaper-gate" -- having conspired with then-skipper Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft.
Khawaja was unbeaten on 50, becoming only the third man in 2022 to hit the 1,000-run landmark after England's Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow, who have both played more matches.
Clarke further said he wasn't 100 per cent supportive of any of the three being involved in a leadership role and that the scandal would linger until they retire.
Last month, Cricket Australia amended its player code of conduct policy which paved the way for him to request a review of the captaincy ban.
Australia made a formidable 355-5 on the back of Head's 152 and Warner's 106 in a game reduced to 48 overs, with the pair's 269-run stand the ninth-highest opening partnership in 50-over cricket.
The dynamic opener and former Test vice-captain was banned from any leadership role in Australia over his part in the Cape Town ball-tampering affair in 2018.
In the absence of the now-retired ODI skipper Aaron Finch, Australia's new opening pair of Warner and Head blasted a century stand from 88 balls to set up their pursuit of 288.
Warner’s comments came after hosts Australia made an early exit from the T20 World Cup.
Warner has been under a leadership ban since the 2018 Cape Town ball-tampering scandal apart from punishments being given to Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft.
David Warner was handed a leadership ban following the infamous 2018 ball-tampering scandal.
Australia star batter David Warner ended his nine years break from the Big Bash League (BBL) after signing a two-year deal with Sydney Thunder on Saturday
The three-time World Cup winner Australian suggested his country's cricket board to take cognizance of the matter as more cricketers could take Warner's path sooner than later.
The visitors head back home after a month-long eventful tour of Sri Lanka. During their visit, they claimed the T20I series 2-1 but failed to seize the ODIs 3-2 and drew the Tests 1-1.
The hosts took an unbeatable 3-1 lead with a narrow win in the fourth one-day international on Tuesday as Warner's 99 went in vain at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
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