Australian dynamic opener David Warner has gifted a signed pair of gloves to a young Afghan boy who was hit during the Australia-Afghanistan International Cricket Council Cricket World Cup 2015 match at the WACA, Perth. During his glorious innings of 178 runs against the Afghans, Warner hit numerous over boundaries, one of which hit the young boy Shahabuddin, on the torso. Shahab was in pain, but was soon seen sporting an ice pack.
An Afghanistan Foreign Secretary Officer, Nasir Andisha was in Perth during the match and confirmed David Warner’s gesture on Twitter. He also tweeted that Shahab is doing well and is being scrutinized by doctors.
David Warner scored 178 runs during the match and assisted Australia score 417 runs for the loss of six wickets. Afghanistan are making their World Cup debut and have won one match till now. Their fans have been present in small numbers through the ongoing crusade.