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.
So this is how it happened. Isa Guha dug up an old photo, from 2005, of bowling to Sachin Tendulkar in the nets. One thing led to another and, long story short, for Guha, it was "life made".
Vividly remember this Isa!— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 3, 2020
I was looking for some practice and I got to face some good quality bowling courtesy you. https://t.co/3kKOUsCfd7
Garden cricket pays off for Dom Bess
You'd think it took him a bit more than that, but with Dom Bess making the cut, getting into the England 13 for the first Test against West Indies, his club Somerset and Phoebe Slee, his girlfriend, were celebrating.
Mark Wood's rousing rendition
England's warm-up game has been eerily quiet with no fans, so Mark Wood did his best at replicating the Barmy Army with a one-man show on Friday.
Kohli takes on Pandya's push-up challenge
It's just impressive at this point that people in the world still have fitness goals, right?
David Warner, the beast of burden
See? You can run cars without fossil fuel.
The greatest ODI shot Dean Jones has ever seen
Steve Waugh v Curtly Ambrose - the Benson & Hedges World Series final in Sydney.
The greatest ODI shot I have ever seen! The SCG was rocking that night! https://t.co/9VRobGsQL5— Dean Jones AM (@ProfDeano) July 1, 2020
Ricky Ponting is lord of the rings
How many World Cups has Ricky Ponting won? Let us count the rings. A few more and he'd be the entire Olympics.
Treasured memories from three successful World Cup campaigns pic.twitter.com/icugkVfD19— Ricky Ponting AO (@RickyPonting) July 1, 2020
We want some of that cake and all of that vibe! Happy birthday, Kemar.
MS Dhoni is levelling the field
MS Dhoni's love for things that go vroom apparently now extends to tractors. A fan page posted a video of him on a different sort of field, supposedly
preparing a pitch organic farming in his Ranchi farmhouse. Has MSD been put out to pasture?
...or so he says
When Harry met furry
Harmanpreet Kaur has a new friend and she's not afraid of a little Insta PDA. Could Harman's Shih Tzu be the newest addition to the canine cordon?
Missed all the chatter last week? Catch up on it here.