World Cup 2019: David Warner Gave Away His Man Of The Match Award To A Young Aussie Fan

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Australian opener David Warner scored a spectacular Hundred against Pakistan, it is his first century of the tournament since being on a year-long ban for his part in the ball-tampering scandal. On a goodwill gesture, he gave away his Man-of-the-match award to Young Australia Fan this Wednesday.

David Warner’s First Century after a year ban

The left-hander added 146 with Aaron Finch for the opening partnership and then continued to dominate even as Finch, Steve Smith and Glenn Maxwell fell in quick succession at the other end. Warner scored a splendid 107 runs off 111 balls. hitting 11 fours and 1 Sixes in his account. His century helped Aussie score 307 runs wich Pakistan fell short of 41 runs in the chase giving Australia 3rd win in the tournament.

The hundred in Taunton was also his third sequential hundred vs Pakistan in ODIs. Warner had earlier slammed back-to-back hundreds during Pakistan’s tour to Australia two years back in 2017.

Warner surprises a fan

For his incredible display of batting Warner was given the man of the match for the game. In the post-match presentation, he said the century means a lot to him as it gave him more confidence and belief in his contribution to the game and he also thanked his wife as her role helped him making a comeback. After the presentation ceremony, David Warner surprised a little Australian fan by giving away his MoM Award to him in a good gesture.

He met a fan after the end of the game, and on meeting a young boy in Australian jersey along standing near the fence along with his father, Warner handed his man-of-the-match award to the young fan.

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