Chennai: Australian cricketer and SunRisers Hyderabad captain David Warner landed in Chennai on Friday for the upcoming match of the Indian Premier League 2021. After getting some quality sleep, the 34-year-old player took to Instagram to ask his fans for tips on how to spend time while in quarantine. He a shared a video in which he revealed that he will undergo a week-long quarantine in Chennai as a precaution against Covid-19 and that to pass his time in their he needs some tips from his followers.
His video asking for some ideas received a hilarious comment from Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma, who is playing for Mumbai Indians, sparking an exchange between the two that amused thousands.
“Hey everyone. Well, I have just woken up after massive, massive sleep. Arrived yesterday afternoon here in Chennai. Got 6 or 7 days to get through quarantine,” David Warner said in his Instagram video. “I need some ideas. Please comment below. Give me some ideas. Whether it’s funny stuff… silly stuff. Whatever it is. Please comment below. Netflix shows. I need something. Please, thank you!”
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While many offered suggestions to the Warner, who became a TikTok sensation last year, Indian player Rohit Sharma decided to take a lighthearted dig at Australian cricketer.
“Must be missing tik tok,” Rohit Sharma wrote while responding to the video shared by Warner.
The SunRisers Hyderabad player confirmed that he was, indeed, missing TikTok in India, where the short-form video app was banned along with several other Chinese apps last year. “I might have to do a duet dance with you on Reels,” he added, along with three laughing-face emojis.
David Warner Bollywood-inspired TikTok videos earned him millions of fans during the coronavirus-induced lockdown last year.
Notably, IPL will begin on April 9 with Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Mumbai Indians playing in the tournament opener. Rajasthan Royals will be seen locking horns with Punjab Kings in Mumbai on April 12.