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.
He’s been at it since the Covid-19 lockdown started, teaming golf clubs, balls, cricket bats, and whatnot. This one’s next level, though. Matt Cross, take a bow – that’s some dinner!
When Raina met Lara
You know how they say never meet your heroes because they’ll only disappoint you? They’ve never been a 19-year-old Suresh Raina running into a leather-jacketed, unbearably cool Brian Lara at the airport in 2003.
How many of Suresh Raina’s team-mates can you identify in this photo?
How many players have you guessed already? We’ll help you a little bit. Here’s India’s Under-19 squad for that 2002 tour of England.
Home entertainment with David Warner
Who’s the brains behind all this content? If Netflix makes a documentary about that, we’d watch it.
Beets with Sachin Tendulkar
Maybe it’s Sachin Tendulkar who can finally turn our cooked beetroot aversion into a simple mild dislike?
Canine cordon – the MS Dhoni version
MS Dhoni‘s dog seems to be a better outfielder than a close-in catcher.
Virat Kohli is fantasising… but modestly?
JP Duminy’s urgent dancing
Does doing the moonwalk help keep things… er… inside?
The at-home haircut
Alex Hartley gave her dad a haircut. We’re so inspired we’re going to cut ourselves some bangs. Garden shears should work, right?
Before and after… stick to cricket or become a hairdresser? pic.twitter.com/cfcnvMorox
— Alexandra Hartley (@AlexHartley93) May 5, 2020
Krunal Pandya’s throwback
Not much has changed in the Pandya household over the years.
When David Warner, Kane Williamson and Bhuvneshwar Kumar rocked out
Remember the time David Warner, Kane Williamson and Bhuvneshwar Kumar were riding around town, rocking out to Haddaway’s “What is Love” ’90s dad-style? Here’s a refresher.
The post even got a rare (Insta) belly laugh out of Virat Kohli. This camaraderie is lighting up our lockdown.
David Warner’s got game!
Is David Warner conducting any social media how-tos seminar? Cos we’ll be there. Or even tips and tricks to be more likeable? We need it!
Aaron Finch is what our social-media persona really looks like.
Missed all the chatter last week? Catch up on it here.