When it comes to cricket, few rivalries can match the attention and fervor generated by a face-off between India and Pakistan. Each encounter between these cricket giants leaves the world holding its breath, with the online realm buzzing with anticipation. The latest clash was no different, as India claimed victory in the 2023 World Cup showdown against Pakistan, sparking an exuberant response on social media.
Epic Match at Narendra Modi Stadium
The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad set the stage for this monumental clash, with tension permeating the atmosphere. Both teams had been displaying remarkable form in recent matches, making this contest all the more significant. Millions of fans worldwide glued their eyes to screens as the stadium pulsed with energy.
Unsurprisingly, India asserted its dominance by defeating Pakistan by seven wickets, extending its flawless record to eight consecutive wins against its long-standing rival in ODI World Cups. Choosing to bowl first, the Indian team efficiently dismissed Pakistan for a modest 191 runs. India’s innings were swiftly concluded in the 31st over, with the victory secured through stellar performances by Shreyas Iyer, who remained unbeaten with 53 runs, and captain Rohit Sharma, who commanded the game with 86 runs, earning accolades from cricket legends like Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar.
Swiggy and Durex’s Lighthearted Exchange
The celebration was not limited to the cricketing community but extended into the digital domain. Joy reverberated throughout the internet, with major entities such as MakeMyTrip seizing the moment to join the festivities. In the midst of this jubilation, a lighthearted banter between Swiggy and Durex stole the spotlight, injecting humor and camaraderie into the celebration.
Swiggy and Durex‘s Humorous Take on Condom Sales
On October 14th, Swiggy, the popular online food delivery platform, reported an amusing trend during the 2023 IND vs. PAK Cricket World Cup match. Swiggy disclosed a remarkable 3509 condom orders during the game. With a touch of humor, Swiggy took to the platform formerly known as Twitter, sharing these statistics along with the caption, ”
3509 condoms ordered, some players are playing off the pitch today 👀 #INDvsPAK.”
In a clever exchange, Durex India responded to the post. It quickly went viral, amassing more than 500,000 views, with numerous netizens adding their amusing reactions in the comments.
Surge in Biryani Orders
In addition to the surge in condom orders, there was a substantial craving for biryani during the India vs. Pakistan match. Swiggy’s data revealed that more than 250 biryani orders were placed every minute throughout the game, making it a culinary highlight of the event.