Fans React After David Warner Was Dismissed For 99 Against Sri Lanka

Australia’s star opener David Warner put up a stellar show against Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI of the series, however, the game didn’t go in his side’s favor. The Australian cricket team was defeated at the hands of Sri Lanka by 4 runs in the fourth ODI to seal the series by 3-1 with the fifth and final ODI yet to be played.

David Warner Was Dismissed On 99

During the game, Warner joined an elite list after he was stumped by Niroshan Dickwella when he needed just one run to get to a much-awaited century. Yes, David Warner was dismissed one short of a century against Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI match at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Tuesday.

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David Warner
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When he reached 99, it looked like Warner will end his international career’s biggest century slump, however, he failed badly as his century drought continued. He has played 48 innings without smashing a century, across all formats.

Also Warner became just the second batter in the history of ODI cricket to be stumped for 99. The only other cricket to achieve this feat is former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman.

Meanwhile, social media has been buzzing with reactions after Warner was dismissed on 99 runs. Check out the best reactions:


Australians to have been dismissed or remained unbeaten on 99 in an ODI

99*- Dean Jones v SL 1985
99- Matthew Hayden v IND 2001
99- Adam Gilchrist v SL 2003
99*- Brad Hodge v NZ 2007
99*- Michael Clarke v ENG 2010
David Warner v SL 2022

Warner Picked A One-Handed Stunner

During the game, Warner also gave cricket fans another moment to behold when he grabbed a one-handed stunner to dismiss Dhananjaya de Silva while fielding at mid-on. His fielding effort left many jaws dropped, including some of his teammates and opponents.

The video and picture of the same has been going viral on the internet. Check out the picture:

WATCH: David Warner take stunning one-handed catch, leaves teammates stunned

Talking about the game, the match shifted significantly in Sri Lanka‘s favour after Warner’s dismissal. Sri Lanka registered their first bilateral ODI series victory against Australia at home since 1992.

Also Read: 5 Indian Legends Who Blamed MS Dhoni For Ending Their Career

Unnati Madan

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