‘Aur pyar ho gaya’: David Warner-Shaheen Afridi’s staring contest is reminiscent of Aashiqui 2

As Australia and Pakistan faced off on the pitch in the third Test in Lahore, it was a dramatic moment between David Warner and Shaheen Afridi on the pitch that had everyone online talking. Even though the two rivals engaged in an intense staring down competition on the pitch, fans called the moment “romantic”, sparking a torrent of memes online.

After Warner responded with his signature aggressiveness to Afridi’s equally powerful deliveries, the duo ended day three of the match with a stalemate. However, the duo quickly burst out laughing.

After Pakistan collapsed 214-2 to 268 in their opening innings on day three, Australia had three overs to see before the end of play for the day and fly-half Warner and Usman Khawaja managed to do just that. that. As Warner successfully bowled a delivery from Afridi, the bowler stepped forward to watch Warner. The Aussie star also looked back, and the height difference added a comedic tinge to the moment. The two finished staring down with a chuckle.

As the clip went viral showing them as rivals on the pitch, Warner then posted a candid photo on Instagram where the two hug each other. Something similar happened the next day when they were caught laughing on camera and shaking hands.

However, the moment stuck with the fans. Many compared the moment with the Aashiqui 2 poster, saying the moment gives off “romantic vibes.” While the video inspired others to edit it with romantic soundtracks, many said it was “all the desi couples in a wedding photo shoot.”

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