Big Bash is all set to get underway next month, and guess who kick started the things? WWE star, John Cena. The wrestler found a new challenge and he loved it.
During his trip to Australia, the 16-time champion decided to learn a bit of cricket, and found a coach in none other than former Aussie all-rounder Shane Watson.
Watson, who will begin his duties as captain for Sydney Thunders in Big Bash League starting December 9, shared cricket tips with Cena, who is currently in Australia to promote his upcoming animated feature film ‘Ferdinand’.
After getting some practice, Cena tweeted:
“Read some #Ferdinand, played some Cricket (poorly) and had a great time the past few days in Sydney until the teacher took attendance in class and I was marked absent…”
Read some #Ferdinand, played some Cricket (poorly) and had a great time the past few days in Sydney until the teacher took attendance in class and I was marked absent… U🚫C🤦🏻♂️ pic.twitter.com/stIOqDeKoW
— John Cena (@JohnCena) November 29, 2017
Watson also arranged the best bats for the wrestler. “Awesome day with @JohnCena. Only the best bats for this champion!” the all-rounder tweeted.
Sydney Thunders play their first match of the season against Melbourne Renegades on December 9. The tournament will continue till February 4, 2018.