David Warner is batting during the second Test against Sri Lanka.© AFP
Sri Lanka’s memorable win over Australia in the second Test in Galle marked the end of the visitors’ tour of the country amid a national crisis with a 1-1 draw. While Australia won the T20I series 2-1, the home team bounced back and gave something to celebrate by winning the ODI series 3-2. The Test series then came to a standstill as Sri Lanka bounced back after a strong batting performance in the first match to help Australia lose the first innings by an innings.
Star Australian batsmen David Warner On Monday, he posted an emotional message to Sri Lankan supporters on Instagram, thanking them for hosting Australia “during a very difficult time”.
Warner wrote in his post, “Thank you Sri Lanka for hosting us here during a very difficult time. We are very grateful to be here and able to play the games we love and know that you Everyone loves to support. “
“You have opened your arms to us and we will never forget this journey,” he added.
“It doesn’t matter what I like about your wonderful country, you always have a smile on your face and always welcome,” Warner wrote.
“Thank you and I can’t wait for a day off with my family,” he signed.
Sri Lanka, a country of 22 million people, is in the grip of an extraordinary economic crisis, the worst in seven decades, with millions struggling to buy food, medicine, fuel and other necessities.
Tens of thousands have taken to the streets in recent months, urging the country’s leaders to resign over allegations of economic mismanagement.
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