A round-up of the best cricket-related tweets, vids and instas this week
It’s been a manic week on social media after Australia Women became WT20 Champions, England completed their first overseas whitewash since the 1960s, and we learnt that Jofra Archer will be available for England in the World Cup.
Jos Buttler was on superb form for England against Sri Lanka and many have commended chief selector Ed Smith for making the bold call to reinstate him to the Test side after his impressive IPL stint with Rajasthan Royals.
The Rajasthan Royals cheekily took credit for his successful return to the England Test team.
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) November 29, 2018
It was Samit Patel’s birthday this week, and we couldn’t help but remind him of this.
— Wisden (@WisdenCricket) November 30, 2018
Jasprit Bumrah showed that he’s still a mummy’s boy at heart.
“Garnish is pointless on all food anyways” – Ben Stokes, 2018.
Stokes quite brilliantly hit back at Sanjay Manjrekar’s criticism of him.
We don’t care about personal credit,and garnish is pointless on all food anyways,we care about winning,it’s a team sport and we won as a team #3-0 Cheers Sanjay 💤 https://t.co/4oVhPVm1d5
— Ben Stokes (@benstokes38) November 28, 2018
The Wisden Instagram account unearthed this photograph of Joe Root before the 2010 Under-19 World Cup.
Joe Root led his team in song with his ukulele after they completed their series win in Sri Lanka.
This is what it means to become the first England team to complete a clean sweep in Asia… 🎵🏴🏏 pic.twitter.com/97gYWru323
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) November 26, 2018
MS Dhoni posted an adorable video of his daughter feeding him a carrot.
Fresh from becoming World T20 champions, Australia treated young fan Gracie as one of their own when she flew out to see the team with her dad.