On the 18th, the Doosan Bears played against the Australian All-Stars at the Blacktown International Baseball Stadium 안전놀이터in Sydney, Australia.
The Australian all-star team to face Doosan on the 18th and 19th included six World Baseball Classic (WBC) national teams. Doosan side also decided to provide ‘Lee Kang-cheol-ho’ with a video of an Australian national team player.
The Korean national team, led by coach Lee Kang-cheol, will play its first WBC match against Australia on the 9th.
The Australian All-Star starting lineup on this day included Rixon Wingrove from the Australian national team. Wingrove was placed at number 4 – the designated hitter.
Doosan’s starting pitcher was Choi Seung-yong. Choi Seung-yong cleaned up the first inning with a tripartite offense, and Doosan scored in the first and second innings to take a 4-0 lead.
In the bottom of the second inning, Wingrove’s at-bat. The moment when the Korean national team, which is playing the first WBC match against Australia, was able to do a bit of power analysis.
However, strong winds began to blow in the super-large dark clouds that covered the baseball field, and the game was eventually stopped as dust flew.
Eventually, news of rain clouds spread and a tarpaulin was installed, and the players and 1,000 spectators who visited the baseball field only looked at the harsh sky.