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Warner wins heart, hands PoM award to young fan

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opener was at his menacing best against in their fixture in Taunton on Wednesday as the defending champions won the game by 41 runs. And the man who stole the show with the bat for the Aussies was Warner. Criticised by many for his slow knock in the previous match against India, the batsman hit a 110-ball 107. His knock saw him win the of the Match award, but the opener gave it to a young fan present at the ground.

"made this young fan's day by giving him his of the Match award after the game. Wonderful gesture. #SpiritOfCricket #CWC19," the official handle of the captioned the video on the microblogging website.

Warner even signed his award and gave it to the young fan. Speaking to ICC, the youngster said it felt awesome. "We were just waving the flag and he just came over and gave it to us," he said.

When asked whether he is a Warner fan, the kid said: "Yes, I really like him and I am happy with Australia's win".

will now take on on Saturday at the Kennington Oval in



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First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 14:02 IST