PAK vs. AUS: David Warner Shows Off His ‘Bhangra’ Skills On Day 5 Of Rawalpindi Test. Warner scored 68 runs in the first innings and shared a 156-run partnership with fellow opener Usman Khawaja. The first Test pitch provided almost no assistance to bowlers. Though Pakistani spinners did get some purchase.
With the first Test between Pakistan and Australia edging towards a draw on a placid track in Rawalpindi, Australia’s opening batter David Warner decided to have some fun on the ground. Warner can be seen breaking into impromptu jigs whenever the camera is on him in a video shared by the Pakistan Cricket Board on its social media accounts. He also demonstrated his “bhangra” skills, a folk dance form native to the Pakistani and Indian states of Punjab.
Watch: David Warner’s on-field antics light up day 5 of the Rawalpindi Test.
Both Pakistan and Australia scored more than 400 runs in their first innings in the high-scoring match. At tea on the final day, the hosts are on 191 for no loss, with Pakistani opening batter Imam-ul-Haq on the verge of scoring centuries in both innings of the match. He also made 157 in the first innings and is now unbeaten on 89.
Warner scored 68 runs in the first innings and was part of a 156-run partnership with fellow opener Usman Khawaja.
The first Test pitch provided almost no assistance to bowlers, though Pakistani spinners did get some purchase. Nauman Ali, a left-arm spinner, took six wickets.
On a flat deck, paceman Shaheen Afridi impressed with his swing and pace, picking up two wickets.