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.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The cricketing trends on social media revolved around a number of events. After Australia humiliated India in the first ODI at Wankhede, Virat Kohli and Co. are gearing up to retaliate in the second ODI at Rajkot. Young stalwart Shreyas Iyer shared photos of him training ahead of the highly-anticipated encounter.

Ace Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is set to join English county side Yorkshire for the most part of its County Championship season this year. Ashwin is set to become their ‘frontline overseas spinner’ by joining a club, where Sachin Tendulkar also played in the past. Pakistan announced their squad for the for Bangladesh T20Is and one notable omission was Mohammad Amir. Pakistan’s Kamran Akmal extended wishes to Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik for getting selected in the side.

After BCCI announced annual contracts for players, fans lashed out on Twitter after former India skipper MS Dhoni was overlooked. Meanwhile, Harsha Bhogle opined that a great IPL 2020 could change things for the 38-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman, who has been away from the game since India’s exit from World Cup 2019.

Harbhajan Singh also garnered attention after he shared a picture with Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar. India’s first-choice wicket-keeper in Tests – Wriddhiman Saha- shared a throwback picture of himself along with Rohit Sharma and Axar Patel.

1. Wriddhiman Saha shares a throwback picture

2. Harmanpreet Kaur sweats it out

3. Hemang Badani opines on Dhoni being overlooked

4. Kamran Akmal congratulates Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik

5. Ravichandran Ashwin signs up with Yorkshire

6. Shreyas Iyer gears up for second ODI at Rajkot

7. Harbhajan Singh shares a picture with Akshay Kumar

8. Rahul Chahar trains for New Zealand series

9. Shikhar Dhawan condoles the demise of Charulata Patel

10. Pakistan Cricket extends birthday wishes to Faheem Ashraf

11. Australia announce their squad for Women’s T20 World Cup

12. Mushfiqur Rahim shares a picture ahead of BPL final

13. Haris Rauf gets selected in the Pakistan squad against Bangladesh

14. Sunrisers Hyderabad reminisces winning IPL 2016

15. Manoj Tiwary sweats it out in the gym