Cricketing Trends on Social Media Today

Cricketing Trends on Social Media Today

Here's how the cricketers spent their day on social media platforms.

Virat Kohli – Rohit Sharma
Virat Kohli – Rohit Sharma. (Photo by Getty Images)

In the border stand-off against India and China, at least 20 Indian soldiers attained martyrdom in the clashes along the LAC in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley. The tension between both the countries was evident yet again as Indian, as well as Chinese soldiers, suffered casualties. Post the incident, Twitter was filled with condolences and tributes to Indian soldiers who lost their lives in the face-off.

The cricket fraternity also condoled their demise and many well-known players including Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma shared condolence messages. India veteran Harbhajan Singh even appealed to everyone to boycott Chinese products. Shikhar Dhawan and Virender Sehwag also saluted the bravery of soldiers and expressed grief over their demise.

Meanwhile, England also announced a 30-man training squad for the upcoming Test series against West Indies. Many names like Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow and James Anderson paved their way in the squad.

Many players are hoping for the IPL to get underway in the latter part of the year. With the T20 World Cup in Australia in jeopardy, the cash-rich league might be slated in October-November window.

At a time when there are no sporting activities across the country, Indian players are keeping themselves fit amid the pandemic. Chennai Super Kings vice-captain Suresh Raina also shared a video where he was seen training before the resumption of cricketing activities.

1. VVS Laxman condoles the demise of Indian soldiers

2. Smriti Mandhana salutes bravehearts who lost their lives at Galwan Valley

3. Mohammad Kaif shares a heartwarming video of father of a martyred soldier

4. Jemimah Rodrigues salutes the sacrifice of Indian soldiers

5. Mohammed Shami wishes strength to the families of martyred soldiers

6. Ravichandran Ashwin offers condolences to families of martyrs

7. Suresh Raina sweats it out amid the COVID-19 pandemic

8. Gautam Gambhir shares a touching video of Late Col Santosh Babu’s mother

9. Yuvraj Singh extends birthday wishes to Leander Paes

10. Tino Best takes a sly dig at Andrew Flintoff for his sledge against Yuvraj

11. England announce 30-member training squad for West Indies Tests

12. Virat Kohli pays tribute to Indian soldiers who attained martyrdom

13. Rohit Sharma salutes heroes protecting the country

14. Pakistan Cricket lauds Shahid Afridi

15. David Warner shares a ‘levitating’ TikTok video