David Warner Expresses Relief as Missing ‘Baggy Green’ Caps Reunite

“David Warner expresses relief and gratitude as his missing ‘baggy green’ caps are found. The recovery adds a sentimental touch to his final Test match.

Australia’s veteran opener, David Warner, expressed both pleasure and relief after being reunited with his missing “baggy green” Test caps. The emotional recovery came after Warner made a public plea on Instagram following the disappearance of his baggy green during the team’s flight from Melbourne to Sydney.

In a video posted on Instagram, Warner shared his gratitude, saying, “Any cricketer knows how special their cap is, and I will cherish this for the rest of my life. I am very grateful to all of those involved in locating it – the Qantas team, the freight company, the hotel, and our team management.”

Cricket Australia’s spokesperson confirmed the recovery, stating, “The bag in which they were packed was found at the team hotel, with all the contents inside.” Despite extensive searches and reviews of CCTV footage, the movements of the missing bag remain unknown.

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Nick Hockley, CEO of Cricket Australia, expressed relief and gratitude, saying, “It’s a huge relief David’s cap has been located, and a big thank you to everyone who was involved in the search. We appreciate it.”

David Warner, playing his final Test match against Pakistan at the SCG, holds a significant place in Australia’s Test cricket history. He departs as the team’s fifth-highest run-scorer in the format, with 8695 runs at an average of 44.58. Warner’s emotional journey continues as he bids farewell to Test cricket, also announcing his retirement from ODIs.

In his penultimate Test innings, Warner made 34 as rain disrupted the second day of the third Test against Pakistan in Sydney. Despite the weather challenges, Warner remains a cricket icon, leaving behind a remarkable legacy on the field.

IANS