Cricketing Trends on Social Media today

Cricketing Trends on Social Media today

Here is how the cricketers spent their day on Twitter and Instagram today.

Cheteshwar Pujara
Cheteshwar Pujara. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The cricketing trends on social media revolved around a number of incidents. India, after fighting hard, managed to come out trumps in their opening Test versus South Africa in Visakhapatnam. The team, led by Virat Kohli, won by 203 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the series and also garner 160 points with three victories on the trot in the ICC World Test Championship. Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja were the chief destroyers. Even as the pacer ended with a five-wicket haul, Jadeja took four wickets in crucial junctures.

Shami got rid of Faf du Plessis and Quinton de Kock in the middle to break the backbone of the Proteas batting lineup. Senuran Muthusamy and Dane Piedt put on a useful ninth-wicket stand only to delay the inevitable. After the thumping triumph, the home team was showered with wishes from every nook and corner of the cricket fraternity. Ravi Ashwin became the joint-fastest bowler to 350 Test wickets along with Muttiah Muralitharan. He accomplished the feat after getting rid of Theunis de Bruyn early in the fifth day.

Rohit Sharma was rightly adjudged the Player of the Match after his twin centuries on debut as Test opener. Meanwhile, at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore, Pakistan lost the first T20I versus Sri Lanka by 64 runs. The result was a shocking one as Pakistan is ICC’s number-one ranked T20I team even as the Lankans are ranked eighth. Suresh Raina wished one and all on the festival of Durga Puja. Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan uploaded his picture from New York. Aaron Finch had lunch with his wife.

1. A smiling Cheteshwar Pujara

2. VVS Laxman congratulates Team India 

3. Virat Kohli’s birthday wish

4. A delighted Rishabh Pant

5. Shoaib Akhtar wants the Pakistan team to re-group

6. Danielle Wyatt with her teammates

7. A thrilled Mayank Agarwal

8. Virender Sehwag congratulates Rohit Sharma

9. Mitchell McClenaghan backs Anton Devcich

10. Aaron Finch having lunch with wife

11. Harbhajan Singh lauds Mohammed Shami

12. Suresh Raina wishes all on Durga Puja

13. Brad Hogg enjoying with his family

14. Mithun Manhas praises Ravi Ashwin after off-spinner’s 350 Test wickets

15. Shakib Al Hasan in New York

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