All the world's cricketers walked into a bar. The LOLs, the chatter, and the occasional mini-brawls, they were endless. And the news cycle was never the same again! Welcome to ESPNcricinfo's Social Buzz, your go-to destination for all the bantz, the jousts, and little bit of eavesdropping from the social media playground and beyond.
How has Jemimah Rodrigues been keeping busy in lockdown? Same way she did before it. What a coincidance.
Poop and barf make you a better bowler
Just means you're the sort of bowler no one can sniff at.
Simba the ace fielder
Great job, Simba! The canine cordon awaits you.
Baz McCullum gets a nose job
... to fix the job Brett Lee's bouncer did on his schnozzle back in the first match of the first-ever BBL in 2011. Is Lee footing the bill?
Virat Kohli is getting lockdown dosas from his neighbour
Who just happens to be Shreyas Iyer. Is mushroom biryani a fair trade for neer dosas though? Hmmm
A kind neighbour who lives 500 m away from us brought us some home made neer dosas and made us smile. A big Thank you to your mom amigo we haven't had such delicious dosas for a longgg time. Hope you enjoyed the mushroom biriyani we sent back. Good man @ShreyasIyer15 pic.twitter.com/NywJAhvQ3G— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 8, 2020
Dada's turn on the birthday train
It's Sourav Ganguly's birthday and Yuvraj Singh's gone on a trip reminiscing about the pranks him and Harbhajan Singh pulled on their captain.
Happy Birthday to the undisputed Dada of Indian Cricket You have always led from the front, showing us what it means to be a true leader. I have learnt a lot from you & hope to become to others what you are to me. You are our eternal captain @SGanguly99 #HappyBirthdayDada pic.twitter.com/MJKAwgGw1r— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) July 8, 2020
While Sachin Tendulkar is hoping their BFF partnership endures
Happy birthday Dadi!— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 8, 2020
Hope our off-field partnership keeps going strong like our on-field ones. Wish you a blessed year ahead. pic.twitter.com/jOmq9XN07w
Birthday wishes for MS Dhoni
Happy birthday, MS!
Hope thing song has wormed its way into your brain like it has ours.
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So the wait is over!! @mahi7781 you're truly a great inspiration to a lot of ppl around the world as we get ready to celebrate you birthday on behalf of my team, my fans and your fans we wish you gods blessings the helicopter is off!! go check it out guys on YouTube and also available on all platforms #Helicopter #7 #Champion @sakshisingh_r @djanamusic @ultrasimmo @arielle.alexa @dexterrthomas @collegeboyjesse @wmglabrecords @yeraga
Dhoni seems to be having a chill time as he turns 39.
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Marking the date you were born, another year older, greyed a bit more, become smarter and sweeter. (Literally) You are a man who will not be moved by all the sweet wishes and gifts. Let's celebrate another year of your life by cutting a cake and blowing the candles! Happy Birthday, Husband!!
Looking like a Blackcap
Imagine putting on a jersey and immediately looking like a cricketer? Straight up jealous here.
Looks bloody good on you mate, well done. Bit of 'Pete Fulton' at a quick glance. https://t.co/0LdmCCgSe4— Stephen Fleming (@SPFleming7) July 7, 2020
Wasim Akram and some other bowlers
Yeah, like, they were all right.
Merv Hughes loves being a famous person
Ah the joys of being instantly recognisable.
Hay .... I gotta say there is nothing like going down to the shops and getting recognised-it's great for the ego ... 3 blokes walked passed me and one says " hey that's that old cricketer bloke... what's his name?"— Merv Hughes (@MervHughes332) July 6, 2020
Very uplifting good to start the week on a high!!
Shreyas Iyer and Hardik Pandya's push-ups with a difference
You can make your workouts fun.
Talk about killing the beat pic.twitter.com/ElBJyBOsRj— Shreyas Iyer (@ShreyasIyer15) July 4, 2020
Or you can make them hella competitive.
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