Champions Trophy 2017; after Losing a Bet to Sourav Ganguly, Shane Warne to Wear England Jersey


Shane Warne former legspinner of Australia will wear the jersey of their arch-rivals England. As the legendary former leg-spinner had lost the bet to the former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly. During the television program in London before the Champions Trophy 2017 begins, both of them started arguing about the England vs Australia Group A‘s last match. In the discussion, Shane Warne said that Australia and India would be in the finals of the champion’s trophy and England might not even win the group match between the two teams. But Sourav Ganguly’s words are different. He said that England is the strong team and will go in the finals and are contenders to win the title of Champions Trophy 2017. After that, both starting arguing and Shane Warne said I would buy your dinner if England wins if Australia won then you will have to buy dinner for me. Saurav said ok I would do that. After all that Shane Warne does not stop, he further said to Saurav Ganguly that you would wear the Australian jersey if Australia wins and I will wear England’s jersey if they win.


Australia needed a win to qualify for the semifinals as their both first two matches were washed out by rain and As a result on 10th June while batting first Australia scored 277/9 against the host England but the England captain Eion Morgan and Ben Stokes has different plans for them. They both scored 87 and 102 (not out) respectively as England won by 40 runs the rain-affected match by DLS method and send the Australians packing. And England tops the group A table by winning all three matches.

After the match, Shane Warne twitted, ‘’@SGanguly99 you win our bet mate. I will find an England shirt and wear it all day!’’

Shane Warne twitted again on 12th June,” @SGanguly99 Trying to get an England ODI shirt sent to me so I can wear it in honor of our bet. Will tweet a picture asap!”

Shane Warne not only has to wear England jersey but also have to buy dinner for Sourav Ganguly as according to bet. If the results would have been opposite then, Sourav Ganguly has to buy dinner for Shane Warne and to wear rivals Aussie jersey.

Shane Warne also said that he would tweet the picture after wearing England’s three lions jersey for the whole day.

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