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Cricketing Trends on Social Media today

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

Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja. (Photo by DAVID ROWLAND/AFP via Getty Images)

The cricketing trends on social media revolved around a number of events. Shakib Al Hasan thanked Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for preparing food and sending it to his home. The all-rounder shared the pictures of Hasina with wife Umme Ahmed Shishir and daughter Alaina. The Magura-born cricketer also uploaded the pictures of the food items. At the Eden Park in Auckland, India won the second T20I against New Zealand by seven wickets with 15 balls to spare.

The Black Caps could only manage 132 in their 20 overs. The hosts could score 84 runs in their last 16 overs. Irfan Pathan lauded the Indian attack for showing enough accuracy. Ravindra Jadeja was India’s standout bowler as he picked up a couple of crucial wickets, giving away only 18 runs in his quota of four overs. Aakash Chopra happy with how the left-arm spinner bowled. In the run-chase, KL Rahul shone, scoring back-to-back half-centuries.

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He got the apt support from Shreyas Iyer, who got 44 off 33. Though Iyer got out to Ish Sodhi, the Men in Blue sailed home with sheer ease without dropping much sweat. The Indian players, including skipper Virat Kohli and Iyer posted picture to celebrate India’s victory. Pakistan fast bowler Sohail Tanvir posted a video where he was seen playing with his kid. Australia Test captain Tim Paine was over the moon after Matthew Wade scored a century against the Adelaide Strikers.

1. Shakib Al Hasan thankful to Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

2. Chris Gayle wishes India on republic day

3. Tim Paine lauds Matthew Wade after Hurricanes victory over Strikers

4. Dean Jones shows the road forward for New Zealand

5. A joyous Shreyas Iyer after India’s victory

6. RP Singh happy to see Iyer and Rahul performing

7. Virat Kohli celebrates India’s Republic Day with a victory

8. Sohail Tanvir playing with his kids

9. Michael Vaughan delighted for Mark Wood

10. Yusuf Pathan remembering India’s national hero

11. JP Duminy on South Africa U19 team in the World Cup

12. Axar Patel wishes Vijay Shankar on birthday

13. Waqar Younis wishes Australia

14. Irfan Pathan lauds India’s bowlers

15. Aakash Chopra all praises for Ravindra Jadeja

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