Shane Warne decided to ‘rock the’ flat cap ‘on live TV for first summer cricket test match

Shane Warne decided to ‘rock the’ flat cap ‘on live TV for first summer cricket test match

Shane Warne takes a look at live TV by sporting a special hat as he recounts the first summer test match of cricket

Shane Warne made an exciting sartorial choice for the first summer test match of cricket on Thursday.

The 51-year-old cricketer married a flat captain with his dark blue suit while reporting the match.

His choice on the cap left both his fellow reporters and TV viewers confused, with Shane explaining his bold decision.

Different hats: Shane Warne (far right) made an exciting sartorial selection for Thursday’s first summer cricket test match

He said he wanted to pay homage to young cricketer Cameron Green, who had given him Captain Baggy Green before his first ever test match.

The 21-year-old was named captain by Australian cricket vice-captain Pat Cummins.

Shane said this was his way of paying homage to one of his favorite TV shows, Peaky Blinders.

Stopping: He said he wanted to pay homage to young cricketer Cameron Green (pictured), who had given him his Baggy Green cap before his first ever test match

Stopping: He said he wanted to pay homage to young cricketer Cameron Green (pictured), who had given him his Baggy Green cap before his first ever test match

British time drama stars Cillian Murphy and Tom Hardy, and many of the characters wear flat caps.

The other reporter and former cricketer Adam Gilchrist was the one who questioned Shane about his cap, prompting a clever dig from his friend.

‘I didn’t want to make a Baggy Green cap. Foolish people do that at Wimbledon, ‘Shane explained.

Biggest fan: Shane says this is his way of paying homage to one of his favorite TV shows, Peaky Blinders

Biggest fan: Shane says this is his way of paying homage to one of his favorite TV shows, Peaky Blinders

Adam, 49, then admitted he had thrown captain Baggy Green to a tennis match at Wimbledon.

‘I think I was one of those who wore the cap at Wimbledon too. But at least we will move on and learn from our mistakes, ‘Adam admitted.

Shane told him: ‘So I thought I would rock the flat cap out of respect for Cameron Green and Peaky Blinders. ‘

Making a statement: 'I didn't want to make a Baggy Green cap.  Foolish people do that at Wimbledon, 'Shane explained

Making a statement: ‘I didn’t want to make a Baggy Green cap. Foolish people do that at Wimbledon, ‘Shane explained

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