Watch: Warner forgets to celebrate his half-century in empty ground
Australian left-handed opening batsman David Warner denied celebrating his half-century in the empty ground during the ongoing ODI between Australia and New Zealand.
COVID-19 is the current hot topic all around the world as the deadly virus is spreading all around the world rapidly. In the meantime, it has started to affect cricket too as there are some cricket leagues and series affected by the threat of the disease.
The ODI series between New Zealand and Australia is under scanner due to the coronavirus threat. As a result, the series will be played in closed doors since no fans or spectators are allowed inside the stadium considering the safety of players, staff, and spectators.
The first ODI of the series is being played in Sydney Cricket Ground. This is the first International game to be played in closed doors due to the corona threat.
Australia batted first and put on 258 runs on the board for the loss of seven wickets. David Warner top-scored the Australian batting chart with 67 runs. David Warner brought up his half-century during the 19th over of Australian innings.
Meanwhile, David Warner forgot to celebrate his half-century as there was no cheer in the ground due to the closed-door game. Then his teammates from the pavilion clapped and encouraged the opening batsman.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) March 13, 2020