John Cena is one of the most popular figures in sports entertainment. The WWE superstar has won numerous world championships. But have you ever imagined him with a cricket bat? Cena, currently in Australia to promote his movie Ferdinand, paid a visit to the Sydney Thunder camp ahead of the 2017-18 BBL.

Cena found a coach in Thunder skipper Shane Watson, perhaps the best-equipped man in town to give Cena tips on batting, bowling and fielding. We hope the discussions did not involve the DRS.



Here’s John Cena batting:

Cena, 40, is a 16-time world champion and has won 25 championships till date. Apart from acting and wrestling, he has also attained fame as a rapper.

The seventh edition of BBL kicks off on Saturday, December 9, at North Sydney Oval with Aaron Finch’s Melbourne Renegades taking on Thunder. It will be almost a two-month tournament, concluding February 4.