In the first one of a three match All-Stars Series, Warne’s Warriors defeated Sachin’s Blasters by 6 wickets. The captain and his countryman Ricky Ponting were the star performers of the match.
It kicked off with pomp and grandeur at the City Field of New York and it has been a success! Over forty thousand spectators traveled to the stadium to watch those childhood heroes and what an experience it was.
In the morning, Warne and Jayawardene tweeted the following to get the fans more enthusiastic for the match.
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) November 7, 2015
— Mahela Jayawardena (@MahelaJay) November 7, 2015
It came of as no wonder that a lot of sports-persons and celebrities across the globe watched the game and they expressed their joy and excitement over social media. Here are some tweets on the exuberant first match of the All-Stars series.
— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) November 7, 2015
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) November 7, 2015
Ponting, Hayden, Warn, Andrew Symonds.These Australian cricketers are perfectionists..Whenever they play, always give 100%. #cricketallstars
— Paresh Rawal (@Babu_Bhaiyaa) November 7, 2015
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) November 7, 2015
#cricketallstars: This tweet is dedicated to Curtly Ambrose’ hair.
— Maria Memon (@Maria_Memon) November 7, 2015
— Damien Martyn (@damienmartyn) November 7, 2015
— Javed Miandad (@SirJavedMiandad) November 7, 2015
And finally, here is how the players reacted after the first match of the All-Stars series was over.
— Andrew Symonds (@Drunk_As_Roy) November 8, 2015
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) November 8, 2015