Cricketing Trends on Social Media today

IPL continues to dominate social media as it reaches its business end.

Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Cricketing trends around the fraternity revolved around the Indian Premier League and also about various other aspects like Kumar Sangakkara being appointed as the MCC President, Shahid Afridi launching his new book and others. The IPL continues to provide mesmerizing contests and a few hours after Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians played out an absolute thriller of a contest, Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders go head to head in a clash of great importance.

Both KKR and KXIP are still in contention for a place in the playoffs and they need to win both their remaining games to have any hopes. Even two wins in their remaining two games might not be enough as the Sunrisers Hyderabad too are well in contention, with a much superior net run rate. These three teams are tussling out to stay in contention and ensuring the entertainment factor doesn’t come down.


Former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara has been appointed as the President of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and in the process, he became the first non-British cricketer to take up that responsibility. A lot of cricketers have sent their best wishes to the Lankan legend, who during his playing time, stood as a semblance to the spirit of the game.

Here are the other top stories trending on social media today.

1. KP hails Shubman Gill as India’s next superstar

2. Aakash Chopra unimpressed with KXIP’s chopping strategy

3. KP congratulates Sangakkara on his appointment as MCC President

4. Tino Best takes a dig at Isa Guha

 5. Rahmat Shah and his teammates off to England for the World Cup

6. No love lost between Hassan Ali and Shadab Khan

7. Afridi catches up with Brett Lee

8. DDG offers his best wishes to Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra

9. Hemang Badani has his say on Andre Russell dealing with KXIP

10. Shoaib Akhtar recalls one of the finest moments in Pakistani history

11. Harbhajan appreciates former hockey player after a generous charity done by him

12. Waqar endorses for the England-Pakistan game this Sunday

13. Rahul Sharma bats for the victims of Cyclone Fani

14. Rashid Khan is certainly enjoying his Friday

15. Indian legend providing some inspiration to his followers