Cricketing Trends on Social Media today
Here is how cricketers spent their day on Twitter today.
Updated - Apr 29, 2020 9:06 pm
Amid the lockdown, many prominent names have been active on social media. From Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma to Hardik Pandya and Yuzvendra Chahal– all senior and junior cricketers are indulging in Twitter Question & Answer sessions and Instagram live sessions. Meanwhile, joining the bandwagon was one of the most exciting prospects of Indian cricket– Shubman Gill. The Punjab batsman shared many interesting choices and opinions in his Q&A session.
Meanwhile, several members of the cricket fraternity including Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar paid tribute to Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan. The national award-winning actor passed away in Mumbai after battling a medical complication that arose from a colon infection. The Bollywood starlet was known for his effortless acting and the whole Twitter universe mourned his death.
Yuvraj Singh, Ravi Shastri, Sachin Tendulkar, Umesh Yadav, Shoiab Akhtar, Suresh Raina— all prominent names took it to Twitter to express their grief over the passing of the Bollywood actor. They also lauded Irrfan’s acting skills and his on-screen presence. Irrfan was last seen in recently-released Bollywood film Angrezi Medium.
Former India pacer, Ashish Nehra, who is known for his long cricket career as well as his quirky nature, celebrated his 41st birthday. His teammates such as Harbhajan Singh extended birthday wishes to the Delhi-born speedster. In a career spanning over 120 ODIs and 17 Tests, Nehra scalped 157 and 44 wickets respectively.
1. Hassan Ali shares condolences after the death of Irrfan Khan
Sadly legendary actor Irfan Khan is no more with us💔
inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajioon#RIPIrrfanKhan
— Hassan Ali 🇵🇰 (@RealHa55an) April 29, 2020
2. Deep Dasgupta shares a young bloke’s bowling video
Where do you find these gems. Unbelievable 👏👏👏 https://t.co/ajOYiWkc7G
— Deep Dasgupta (@DeepDasgupta7) April 29, 2020
3. Harbhajan Singh extends birthday wishes to Ashish Nehra
Happy birthday brother Nehra 🤗🤗 kake kela kha seht bna pic.twitter.com/2qYOhm9rO2
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) April 29, 2020
4. Indian speedster Umesh Yadav condoles Irrfan Khan’s death
Unfortunate and sad news to hear the passing of #IrrfanKhan. A terrific actor. You will be missed. RIP
— Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) April 29, 2020
5. Shoaib Akhtar lauds Irrfan Khan’s struggle
Rest in peace @irrfank. What a bundle of talent he has been.
Life was full of struggle. Very inspirational.
— Shoaib Akhtar (@shoaib100mph) April 29, 2020
6. Jemimah and Smriti to interact with Rohit Sharma
— Jemimah Rodrigues (@JemiRodrigues) April 29, 2020
7. Hardik Pandya expresses sorrow over the death of Irrfan Khan
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) April 29, 2020
8. KL Rahul hails Irrfan Khan as ‘legend’
RIP to a legend, Irrfan Khan. You will live forever through your powerful performances. My heartfelt condolences to your family. 🙏🏼
— K L Rahul (@klrahul11) April 29, 2020
9. Rohit Sharma mourns the death of Irrfan Khan
Rest in peace #IrfanKhan, fabulous actor. Created is own aura and fortune around the industry. May god give his family all the strength.
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) April 29, 2020
10. PCB shares Babar Azam’s video
My favourite pair comprises Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan. This generation of cricketers have learned a lot from Yousuf bhai’s skill & class and Younis bhai’s ‘never give up’ mind-set and we will continue to learn from them: @babarazam258.
Keep following this space for more! pic.twitter.com/4z6VHo2bfE
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) April 29, 2020
11. Yuvraj Singh shares condolences to Irrfan Khan’s family
I know the journey I know the pain and I know he fought till the end some are lucky to survive some don’t I’m sure you are in a better place now Irfan Khan my condolence to your family. May his soul rip
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) April 29, 2020
12. James Anderson continues to raise money amid COVID-19 outbreak
— James Anderson (@jimmy9) April 29, 2020
13. Ravi Shastri mourns Irrfan Khan’s death
Saddened to hear about the sudden demise of #IrrfanKhan This is such a tragedy in these trying times. #India has lost an exceptional artist and talent. My thoughts are with his family and dear ones. RIP Irrfan 🙏 pic.twitter.com/pkQliKV3IF
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) April 29, 2020
14. Virat Kohli ‘saddened’ by the death of Irrfan
Saddened to hear about the passing of Irrfan Khan. What a phenomenal talent and dearly touched everyone's heart with his versatility. May god give peace to his soul 🙏
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) April 29, 2020
15. Sachin Tendulkar shares condolences to Irrfan Khan’s loved ones
Sad to hear the news of #IrrfanKhan passing away. He was one of my favorites & I’ve watched almost all his films, the last one being Angrezi Medium. Acting came so effortlessly to him, he was just terrific.
May his soul Rest In Peace. 🙏🏼
Condolences to his loved ones. ☹️ pic.twitter.com/gaLHCTSbUh
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 29, 2020