World Cup 2019: David Warner wins hearts, hands Player of the Match award to young fan

first_img Indo-Asian News Service TauntonJune 13, 2019UPDATED: June 13, 2019 16:36 IST David Warner wins heart, hands Player of the Match award to young fan. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSPlayer of the Man against Pakistan, David Warner gave away his award to a young fanAustralia opener David Warner scored 110-ball 107 against Australia on WednesdayAustralia will now take on Sri Lanka in their next World Cup 2019 game on Saturday in LondonAustralia opener David Warner was at his menacing best against Pakistan in their World Cup fixture in Taunton on Wednesday as the defending champions won the game by 41 runs. And the man who stole the show with the bat for the Aussies was Warner.Criticized by many for his slow knock in the previous match against India, the batsman hit a 110-ball 107. His knock saw him win the Player of the Match award, but the opener gave it to a young fan present at the ground.”David Warner made this young Australia fan’s day by giving him his Player of the Match award after the game. Wonderful gesture. #SpiritOfCricket #CWC19,” the official Twitter handle of the Cricket World Cup captioned the video on the microblogging website.David Warner made this young Australia fan’s day by giving him his Player of the Match award after the gameWonderful gesture #SpiritOfCricket#CWC19 pic.twitter.com/MlvDkuoW4iCricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 12, 2019Warner even signed his award and gave it to the young fan. Speaking to ICC, the youngster said it felt awesome. “We were just waving the flag and he just came over and gave it to us,” he said.When asked whether he is a Warner fan, the kid said: “Yes, I really like him and I am happy with Australia’s win”.Australia will now take on Sri Lanka on Saturday at the Kennington Oval in London.Also Read | World Cup 2019: Kevin Pietersen reminds Shoaib Akhtar of Pakistan’s woes after loss vs AustraliaAlso Read | World Cup 2019: Match against India is a huge pressure game, says Imam-ul-HaqAlso SeeadvertisementFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow World Cup 2019Follow David WarnerFollow Player of the Match Next World Cup 2019: David Warner wins hearts, hands Player of the Match award to young fanAustralia opener David Warner was at his best in Australia vs Pakistan World Cup fixture as he stole the show and the Player of the Match award with a century, but gifted it to a young fan present at the ground.advertisementlast_img

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