Champions Trophy: Warne had to do this after losing bet to Ganguly


Shane Warne is hunting high and low for an England cricket jersey. Strange behaviour from the previous Australian bowling legend isn’t it? Not if you hear the reason. Warne lost a bet to previous India skipper Sourav Ganguly on the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Australia-England group stage match. Furthermore, according to the terms of the bet, he would have to wear a Three Lions jersey for an entire day and furthermore purchase Ganguly dinner if his team lost. On Saturday, England beat Australia by 40 runs in the group stage match in Birmingham.

Warne was a sport and chosen to respect the bet after his team lost.

Some time prior at an event, Ganguly had asserted that England were a superior side while Warne had challenged him to a bet. The terms were simple. If Australia won, Ganguly would have to purchase the previous Australian bowler dinner and wear the Aussie cricket jersey. It would be turned around for Warne in the case of England winning.

Warne was entirely sure however as we all know, Ben Stokes and Eoin Morgan had other plans as they sent Australian bowlers on a leather hunt on Saturday. Rain additionally played spoilsport however the 40-run victory guaranteed Australia’s ouster from the tournament too.

Warne has guaranteed to upload a photo wearing the jersey as verification of his commitment to the bet. As fans wait to see the amusing sight, we are certain Ganguly is waiting with a same anticipation as well.