The cricketing trends on social media revolved around a number of events. On August 6, Tuesday, Sushma Swaraj, the former Indian foreign affairs minister, breathed her last at the age of 67. She passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The entire nation was in shock following the incident and wishes poured in for the enigmatic figure. The likes of Virat Kohli, Mayank Agarwal and Washington Sundar sent in their condolences. On Tuesday, India also won the three-match T20I series against the Windies 3-0.
After the triumph, Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya congratulated the Men in Blue on the thunderous performances. Hardik was also happy for the fact that his beloved brother Krunal got the Player of the Series award. Rahul Chahar got his maiden international cap from Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper, at the Providence Stadium in Guyana and he was on Cloud 9 after getting to don the national jersey. Chahar picked up Carlos Brathwaite’s wicket in the game. Aakash Chopra tried to analyse India’s show in the 20-overs format.
Thisara Perera posted a picture along with Dinesh Chandimal before their match against the Toronto Nationals in the Round two of the Global T20 Canada 2019. Eoin Morgan, the World Cup-winning England skipper, had fun with some kids at the Kennington Oval, the very venue where the Brits won the final, beating New Zealand.
Angelo Mathews sent in his wishes for Brendon McCullum, who announced his retirement from all forms of cricket after the ongoing GT20. Ian Bell wished Dale Steyn after the South African speedster announced his retirement from Test cricket. Mannoj Tiwary posted a video of his run-out from last year.
1. Manoj Tiwary’s no-look run out
My no look run out effort from last year 🤪😂 I’m 33 but on field I’m 23 😉 pic.twitter.com/ZoKAoSGddI
— MANOJ TIWARY (@tiwarymanoj) August 7, 2019
2. Thisara Perera with Dinesh Chandimal
Game day 🏏 pic.twitter.com/VR7vg1410b
— Thisara perera (@PereraThisara) August 7, 2019
3. Washington Sundar saddened by Sushma Swaraj’s demise
Deeply saddened to hear the demise of @SushmaSwaraj ji. My heartfelt condolences to her family members at this hour. Rest in peace madam.
— Washington Sundar (@Sundarwashi5) August 7, 2019
4. Rahul Chahar over the moon
— Rahul Chahar (@rdchahar1) August 7, 2019
5. Angelo Mathews congratulates Dale Steyn
Congratulations on an incredible test career @DaleSteyn62 test cricket will surely miss a champion like you. All the best legend
— Angelo Mathews (@Angelo69Mathews) August 7, 2019
6. Sourav Ganguly on Dadagiri Season 8
Dadagiri season 8 keep watching pic.twitter.com/G7MIH3tHze
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) August 7, 2019
7. Jasprit Bumrah congratulates Team India
Congratulations on a great victory in the T20Is 👌 Can't wait to join the team for the Test series 🇮🇳 @BCCI
— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) August 7, 2019
8. Hardik Pandya happy for India and brother Krunal
Congrats #TeamIndia 🇮🇳
Dominating performances 👏🏆
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) August 7, 2019
9. Ian Bell wishes Brendon McCullum
— Ian Bell (@Ian_Bell) August 7, 2019
10. Umar Gul with his family
It’s a blessing to be able to roam the world with your family..love seeing the glow in my kids eyes when they r happy. Alhumdulillah ❤️ pic.twitter.com/vTTOItThlg
— Umar Gul (@mdk_gul) August 7, 2019
11. Mayank Agarwal hails Sushma Swaraj
Exceptional lawyer, leader and innovator. A motherly figure who was always eager to reach out and help Indians in despair. Sushmaji’s dedication and commitment towards the nation will always be remembered and idolized.
— Mayank Agarwal (@mayankcricket) August 7, 2019
12. Brendan Taylor asks for help
We understand @BCCI is a powerhouse in world cricket. We understand there has been poor governance for a number years in Zimbabwe cricket but I can't understand why other power houses @ECB_cricket and @CricketAus can't influence the @ICC Chairman? Please help us! Don't ignore us! https://t.co/mjZE3fvfH4
— Brendan Taylor (@BrendanTaylor86) August 7, 2019
13. Michael Vaughan’s column on Telegraph
A post shared by Michael vaughan (@michaelvaughan) on Aug 7, 2019 at 2:50am PDT
14. Eoin Morgan at the Oval
— Eoin Morgan (@Eoin16) August 7, 2019
15. Aakash Chopra analyses India’s performance
The #WIvIND T20I series done and dusted. Time to analyse. Let's pick 3 positives for #TeamIndia. Who would make your list? Let's compare. Always a fun exercise. That's what we're doing in this Castrol Activ #AakashVani. pic.twitter.com/7KHrL4MhUO
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) August 7, 2019
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