The 35-year-old David Warner was fielding at leg slip when Travis Head clean bowled Jeffrey Vandersay with video of him being hit by a bail viral
David Warner was so unfortunate. As the ball flew towards his hands, David Warner didn’t anticipate and misjudged the flying bail that caused him a low blow in the groin area.
David Warner Hit By Bail In The Balls During SL vs AUS 1st Test Match 2022, Video Goes Viral
He was crushed into suffering, and wasn’t able to celebrate the wicket while his fellow teammates could not hold their laughs for too long seeing him laying down in that condition.
— The Sportsman (@TheSportsman) July 1, 2022
Australia crushed down the hosts and takes the lead by 1-0 in the two-match series. Sri Lanka failed to face the major trial by spin in the first test, with Australia going to a 10-wicket win in Galle in three days.
Travis Head’s excellent spell helped the visitors to put a break in the host’s innings
Travis Head shined and wrecked the home side’s second innings, finishing with an excellent spell of 4-10 in 2.5 overs as Sri Lanka just managed to get only 113 on the boards. Sri Lankan innings just lasted for only 22.5 overs, making it the shortest ever Test innings since 1992. A total of 113 was Sri Lanka’s second-ever lowest score in the Galle Test match. Coming out facing a 109-run deficit, openers Dimuth Karunaratne and Pathum Nissanka started the innings, hitting 17 runs off Mitchel Starc’s first over before the spin bowl action takes over.
Sri Lankans could not resist the spinning spell of the trio Lyon, Swepson and Head
Skipper Pat Cummins opted to go with Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Swepson and Head, with the trio combining for all 10 second-innings wickets. Lyon began with the spell, by taking out Karunaratne with 37 runs, later Swepson removed Nissanka just after two runs.
Sri Lankans went for the aggressive approach and played their shots throughout the second innings but many of them failed to keep the innings going on. Five of Sri Lanka’s batters got out through either sweep or reverse sweeps, as the home side was dismissed to 113, leaving Australia just five runs to win.
Aussie young gun Cameron Green named the Player of the Match for his 77 runs in 109 balls which allowed the Aussies to gain a significant lead in the first innings.