Watch: David Warner v/s Varun Aaron
Updated - Dec 12, 2014 7:45 am
Watch: David Warner v/s Varun Aaron: The high intensity and caution game between Australia and India has been hanging in balance as far as the result of the match is concerned. With Australia trying to bat India out of the match with the help of a substantial 1st innings lead and yet another hundred by pocket size dynamo David Warner. The Indian team coming to Australia boosted of having a fiery pace attack; though have not yet fired up the Aussies with their bowling.
David Warner who looked all set for yet another hundred batting well after his half-century on 66 tried to loft Indian speedster Varun Aaron out of the park. In his attempt though he misjudged the pace and was cleaned bowled by Aaron’s delivery. The bowler taking pride on what he had done yelled out a huge cry of ‘COME ONs’.
Aaron also went ahead in his celebration to rearrange Warner’s stumps to send him off. The batsman was making his way back; it was then that the umpires intervened and asked him to stay back as they were referring it for the television umpire to check for overstepping.
The replays confirmed that Aaron had overstepped and Warner was given not out, returning favours’ a famous Australian trend. Warner wearing his helmet back yelled ‘COME ON’, ‘COME ON’, ‘COME ON’ his was strong enough to be caught by the stump microphones. It was still very much in the spirit till then and in fact depicted the intent with which the players were up for the contest.
The next ball from the Indian pacer was played silently by Warner for a dot ball. Yet again the batsman shouted Come on! This was not all; the close in fielder Shikhar Dhawan had a few words for Warner the batsman, who also retaliated. The incident got so spiced up and heated that Indian skipper in charge Virat Kohli walked in knowing his temperament it was easy to guess him joining the verbal sledging war too.
The umpires quickly interfered and settled the issue up, for it to stay inside the lines and spirit of cricket.