Joe Root and David Warner put bar clash to bed in wake of England's Ashes victory

Ben Stokes and Joe Root celebrate
Ben Stokes and Joe Root celebrate
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Sheffield's Joe Root and David Warner appear to have finally put their Birmingham bar clash to bed in the wake of England's Ashes victory over Australia.

Warner hit the headlines in June 2013 after making an ''unprovoked physical attack'' on Root in a Walkabout bar following England's 48-run win over Australia in the Champions Trophy at Edgbaston.

The Australia opener, who apologised for aiming a punch at Root but was subsequently suspended by Cricket Australia, revealed the reasons behind the fracas in an interview in July of this year and his comments drew a prompt response from an unimpressed Root.

The England batsman said: ''Disappointing to have my character questioned - those who know me realise how ridiculous Warner's excuse for hitting me sounds but that's his choice to try and justify his actions."

However, a few hours after Australia won by an innings at The Oval on Sunday to reduce the margin of England's Ashes triumph to 3-2, the pair appeared well reconciled.

Above a picture of himself bumping fists with Warner, Root tweeted: "Very good of the Aussie lads to come across for a drink and enjoy whats been a great series #rumbleintheashes."

Warner responded by tweeting: "Was a great series, well done England!! #ashes2015"

Root finished as England's top scorer in the series with 460 runs at an average of 57, while Warner scored 418 runs at 46.