The cricketing trends on social media revolved around a number of events. On Monday, October 7, Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in the second match of the three-game T20I series by 35 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. It also meant that Dasun Shanaka and Co won the series with a game remaining on Wednesday, October 9. Bhanuka Rajapaksha, playing only his second international encounter, notched 77 off 48 balls to help Lanka amass 182 on the board. His knock had six fours and six sixes, and he was adjudged as the Player of the Match.
After the historic win, the cricketing fraternity congratulated the visitors. Rangana Herath, who retired last year, was all praises and said that it was a team effort from the Islanders and also also wished them for the next match. Zaheer Khan, the former Indian fast bowler, turned 41 and he got wishes, love and admiration from his colleagues and fans. Later, Zak thanked one and all for the wishes. Meanwhile, Melbourne Stars picked former South African pacer Dale Steyn for the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League (BBL).
Glenn Maxwell, who plays for the same team, welcomed Steyn to the Stars’ setup. England cricketer Rikki Clarke celebrated his eighth wedding anniversary and posted some adorable pictures with his wife. Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah uploaded a picture from London. Laurie Evans was over the moon after spending some quality time with Mohammad Hafeez. Both played for the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the seventh edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
1. Rangana Herath congratulates Sri Lanka
Congratulations to the team on the historical T20 series win in Pakistan. It was a great team effort with everyone contributing. All the best for the next game
— Rangana Herath (@HerathRSL) October 8, 2019
2. Rohit Sharma on Indian Air Force Day
Jai hind🇮🇳🇮🇳✊ pic.twitter.com/h7DkalAsXp
— Rahul Sharma (@ImRahulSharma3) October 8, 2019
3. Deep Dasgupta wishes everyone ‘Shubho Bijoya’
Wishing everyone a very happy Dussehra, শুভ বিজয়া 🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/rBuiLeRQKH
— Deep Dasgupta (@DeepDasgupta7) October 8, 2019
4. Fawad Alam expresses gratitude for wishes on birthday
Thank u everyone for ur kind wishes & messages on my birthday. Pls remember me in ur prayers always pic.twitter.com/VnUR8ddSlm
— Fawad Alam (@iamfawadalam25) October 8, 2019
5. Zaheer Khan thanks all for wishes on birthday
Thank you to each and everyone of you for the lovely wishes. Grateful always 🙏🙏🙏😇 pic.twitter.com/5hOHSBM26t
— zaheer khan (@ImZaheer) October 8, 2019
6. Wrdiddhiman Saha’s message on Dusshera
Wishing you and your dear ones Subho Bijoya & Happy Dussera! pic.twitter.com/WDfc0PLoQA
— Wriddhiman Saha (@Wriddhipops) October 8, 2019
7. Glenn Maxwell welcomes Dale Steyn to Melbourne Stars
Great to have you on board mate!!
💚💚💚💚 @DaleSteyn62 #faaaaast #teamgreen https://t.co/VdTKYOQISR
— Glenn Maxwell (@Gmaxi_32) October 8, 2019
8. Hasan Ali working hard at the gym
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9. Rikki Clarke on his eighth wedding anniversary
Happy 8th Wedding Anniversary to my gorgeous wife. I know she’s punching but still love her millions 😂 pic.twitter.com/P1d0uzhsM8
— Rikki Clarke (@RikkiClarke81) October 8, 2019
10. Gautam Gambhir on Air Force Day
भारतीय वायुसेना ने तिरंगा आसमान तक लहराया है, सीमा पार तक दुश्मनों को मज़ा चखाया है. भारतीय वायुसेना की वीरता के लिए मैं उनको सलाम करता हूँ. #Airforceday pic.twitter.com/sOhndNbu9y
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) October 8, 2019
11. Rohit Sharma lashes out
Even if there is more to the story, nothing is worth cutting down something so vital. Part of Mumbai being slightly greener & slight difference in the temperature is mainly because of #AareyColony. How can we take that away, not to mention thousands of animals will displace.
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) October 8, 2019
12. Dawlat Zadran on the opening ceremony of the Shpageeza League
Wow, The glorious opening #ceremony of #ShpageezaCricket League.
Tournaments like the #Shpageeza Cricket League are a huge opportunity to inspire #kids all over the world in the power of #sport.
🏏🇦🇫 #Kabul ❤️ pic.twitter.com/wX9jDaWOC5
— Dawlat Zadran (@DawlatZadranDK) October 8, 2019
13. Laurie Evans’ good vibes with legend Mohammad Hafeez
12 hours in a room in Trinidad…sounds like a bad movie. Good job I was with a legend @MHafeez22…home time 🙌 pic.twitter.com/NccXczV022
— Laurie🏏Evans🏌️♂️ (@LaurieEvans32) October 8, 2019
14. Jasprit Bumrah in London
No place like London.🎡 pic.twitter.com/TLBwta3ppm
— Jasprit Bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) October 8, 2019
15. Russel Arnold happy to meet old buddies
It’s been good fun here #Pkvsl #lahore #cricket Good seeing old buddies @wasimakramlive @captainmisbahpk #life #memories pic.twitter.com/DD9leNd7f0
— Russel Arnold (@RusselArnold69) October 8, 2019
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