Cricketing trends on social media today

Cricketing trends on social media today

Cricket Australia announced the schedule of the Australian summer, with the men’s Ashes scheduled to get underway from December 8.

Prashant Mohapatra
Prashant Mohapatra. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The social media trends revolved around numerous things, which inevitably included Covid-19, The virus has led to the cancellation of the Asia Cup’s 2021 season as the Sri Lanka Cricket officials informed that the increasing cases in the nation have ruined the chances of the tournament going forward. 

Meanwhile, former Sri Lankan pacer Dhammika Prasad sharing his views on fitness tweeted, “Fitness is number one. You can be super fit in general stuffs, when you coming the to the game required only game fitness, that’s what happened to me that what happened to that for some players, always you can’t depend on it, game fitness much more important than anything.”

Cricket Australia announced the schedule of the Australian summer, with the men’s Ashes scheduled to get underway from December 8. Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth are the hosts of the matches, whereas the women’s Ashes starts on January 27 followed by three ODIs and as many T20Is. Reacting cheekily on the same, Michael Vaughan tweeted, “Always good to reclaim the Ashes at Melbourne.”

Meanwhile, Australia is set to play Afghanistan for a one-off Test before the much-anticipated Ashes gets underway. Speaking about the same CA’s interim Chief Executive Officer Nick Hockley said, “We’re thrilled they’re able to come this year. It was a huge disappointment they were unable to tour last year [due to Covid-19 enforced rescheduling]. I’ve been speaking to the Afghan ambassador here, and I know the entire Afghan community in Australia is extremely excited so I’m certainly hoping as many of them as possible will be making the trip to Hobart.”

Battling from Covid-19, former Orrisa skipper Prashant Mohapatra breathed his last at about 7:51 am on 19th May 2021 at Bhubaneswar. Offering condolences, Suresh Raina tweeted, “Extremely saddened to hear about the demise of Prashant Mohapatra sir. May his soul rest in peace. My deepest condolences to the family,” whereas Harbhajan Singh tweeted “Prashant Mohapatra passed away.. He played many year first class cricket and was a match referee for @BCCIdomestic cricket .. Gone to soon.. condolences to family and friends.. He was a great soul.. RIP brother Prashant”

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Shikha Pandey’s words of wisdom

Jasprit Bumrah’s poster picture

Dhammika Prasad’s take on fitness

Jadeja gets back to routine

Rahul Sharma wishes Siddharth Kaul

Some more wishes

Raina, Harbhajan Singh, Punam Raut offer condolences

Hanuma Vihari celebrates his anniversary

Mithali Raj supports Priya Punia after her mother’s demise

Michael Vaughan’s at it again

Prasad hits the gym