Cricketing Trends on Social Media today

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

Indian team
Indian team. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The cricketing trends on social media revolved around a number of events. Today India played 1st game of the five-match T20I series against New Zealand at Eden Park in Auckland. Virat Kohli and Co. registered a convincing win by a margin of six wickets. KL Rahul (56 runs off 27 balls) and Virat Kohli (45 runs off 32 balls) stitched a brilliant partnership of 99 runs for their side while chasing a mammoth target of 203 runs. Shreyas Iyer played a match-winning knock of 58 runs off 29 balls studded with five boundaries and three sixes. He was also awarded Man of the Match for his brilliance.

Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by five wickets in the 1st T20I of the three-match series. Shoaib Malik played a responsible knock of 58 runs for his side. The veteran player was poured with wishes from every nook and corner across the globe from his fans and cricketing fraternity. He was also awarded


Meanwhile, Inzamam ul Haq criticised the pitch that was used in the series opener between Bangladesh and Pakistan. It turned out to be a low scoring encounter in which the batsmen had to work hard for every run.

1. Inzamam ul Haq looks unhappy with the pitch but appreciates the good start of Pakistan in T20I series against Bangladesh

2. Mohammad Kaif quotes Roger Federer as a magician

3. Sohail Tanveer congratulates Shoaib Malik

4. Fawad Alam congratulates Pakistan for a great win against Bangladesh 

5. Rikki Clarke unimpressed with the behaviour of the umpire

6. Wahab Riaz congratulates Haris Rauf on his debut for Pakistan in the shortest format

7. Shoaib Akhtar is happy to watch Shoaib Malik back in form for Pakistan

8. Russel Arnold is not happy with the behaviour of Kagiso Rabada

9. JP Duminy shares a still with Alan Wilkins

10. Shivam Dube shares some pictures from the 1st T20I between India and New Zealand

11. Manoj Tiwary greets Team India with a cheerful message after they defeated Blackcaps

12. Ravichandran Ashwin is astonished to watch a close game between Roger Federer and Millman

13.  Ravichandran Ashwin hails Shreyas Iyer for his commendable performance 

14. Herschelle Gibbs gives advice to England

15. Shreyas Iyer thanks his fans for their wishes