PERTH: Australian opener David Warner paid a visit to a boy who was hit by one of the batsman’s hard hitting sixes during the World Cup game against Afghanistan on Wednesday, ARY Sports reports.
According to sources, Warner visited the child to ensure that he was doing alright after suffering the blow to his hand.
Great win by us last night. Very sorry about the ball hitting the kid, but he loved the gloves I gave him. Get well soon buddy.
— David Warner (@davidwarner31) March 5, 2015
The Aussie opener went on to score a blistering 178 runs from 133 balls with the help of 19 boundaries and five sixes helping his side to register a record 275 runs win over the Afghan side.
The boy was left in tears after being hit by the cricket ball. He was treated by an ice pack and was bandaged.
Warner paid the injured boy a visit during the game to make sure he was OK.
He said that he did not realize about the incident till he saw it on the screen in the ground. He added that he had talked to the boy’s father and hoped that he recovers from the blow.
The opener stated that he gave a pair of signed gloves to him.