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.
It's bio-bubble time!
When the holiday ends
Marnus Labuschagne will be heading to England soon for a limited-overs bilateral series. What's Milo going to do? Maybe he could consider sneaking in as carry-on luggage?
Warner is batting, not dancing
David Warner is in the nets with some rando, right?
How well do Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma know each other?
With Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma spending more time together at home in the last four months than probably ever before, have they got to know each other a bit better? Does Virat know Bollywood now as well as he does cricket? And can Anushka recite the rules of an lbw dismissal in her sleep? They're certainly attempting it.
The role model
When Jasprit Bumrah came on the scene, his run-up was called unusual. Wonder if it will become the norm in the next decade or so.
The future looks bright, little one! Keep at it https://t.co/1xdtn1E77F— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) August 12, 2020
Michael Bevan revealed in The Masked Singer Australia
After Henry Olonga's headline-grabbing performance in The Voice Australia, another cricketer has stepped onto the musical stage down under - Michael Bevan, who, as you might remember, was very good with singles.
Stuart Broad cancels Christmas for Chris Broad
During the first Test against Pakistan, Chris Broad had a few words for Yasir Shah and was fined for breaching the ICC code of conduct... by his own father who was the match referee.
Stuart Broad has been docked 15% of his match fee by match referee (and father) Chris Broad for using inappropriate language in the first Test against Pakistan— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) August 11, 2020
Dinner that night must have been a most awkward affair, but Stuart Broad is getting his own back against dad.
He's off the Christmas card & present list— Stuart Broad (@StuartBroad8) August 11, 2020
Suresh Raina's new tattoo
Is not a nod to Carnivale and his favourite holiday destination.
Suresh Raina gets a new tattoo, Rio, the name of his son— ESPNcricinfo (@ESPNcricinfo) August 12, 2020
(via sureshraina3/Instagram) pic.twitter.com/gONkYDTk7N
Jemimah Rodrigues has trolls in her house
When your fans are crazy for your music!
Virender Sehwag can speak the language of dogs
So do they speak Pawlish?
Congratulations to Yuzvendra Chahal and his fiancee.
But what do you think of these catty remarks for his captain?
Difference hmmm in first pic wearing clothes and in 2nd pic widout clothes— Yuzvendra Chahal (@yuzi_chahal) August 10, 2020
Some more dancing by David Warner
Important question: is David Warner going to dance like this on the field during the IPL?