Fawad Alam biding his time, taking a beating, fighting for his love... wait, this is not his cricket career we're talking about - he's just announced that he's the lead in a new Pakistani web series.
Conspicuously delighted to announce my debut as an actor in the upcoming Urdu flix web series "Khudkash Muhabbat". I hope you guys like me in the acting ground as much as you did in the cricket ground! Your prayers, love and support matter the most.#UrduFlix #KhudkashMuhabbat pic.twitter.com/qynHDruArA— Fawad Alam (@iamfawadalam25) April 8, 2021
Ishant Sharma, six machine
Ishant Sharma is so confident in his six-hitting abilities, he's angling for a batsman's role this IPL.
Shreyas Iyer completes surgery
Shreyas Iyer has had surgery to successfully fix the shoulder dislocation he suffered during the England series, and he seems to have emerged from it with '90s-style frosted tips.
Dancing in the IPL
'Smooth Criminal' Chris Gayle ends quarantine
Chris Gayle is feeling smooooth after his mandatory isolation ends!
Meanwhile, R Ashwin is warming up for some weight-lifting with a few shoulder shimmies.
With the win over New Zealand in the third ODI in Mount Maunganui, Alyssa Healy completed 200 internationals for Australia and celebrated in a cheesy way.
Megan Schutt is a fan of the record-breaking Meg Lanning.
The yellow jersey
Che Pujara back in the IPL!
Durham train in freezing conditions
We know where we'd be on a Snow Day like this!
Guarantee the young bucks are out their trying to make a point while the seasoned campaigners are inside having a hot cuppa https://t.co/PIL1BdZCNO— Jimmy Neesham (@JimmyNeesh) April 7, 2021
Glenn Maxwell's new bromance
Glenn Maxwell has arrived in the RCB camp and he's already making friends and influencing people and threatening loving violence against Yuzvendra Chahal. Is this budding bromance going to make old flame Jimmy Neesham jealous? So many layers to this IPL season.
Glenn Maxwell's Day Out @Gmaxi_32 came. Maxwell reverse swept. And Maxwell had fun. Watch The Big Show and Kyle Jamieson at their first practice session for #RCB ahead of #IPL2021.#PlayBold #WeAreChallengers pic.twitter.com/naMXQcAROQ— Royal Challengers Bangalore (@RCBTweets) April 6, 2021
Jos Buttler's gym buddy
Jos Buttler's got himself an adorable gym buddy to keep him fit in the bio-bubble. Baby Georgia's really nailing those push-ups as well.
Babar Azam the swimmer
Some of us just swim this way, okay!
Duh, Mitch, that's like saying water is wet.
It's hot in Chennai https://t.co/tmx68IyNw9— Mitchell McClenaghan (@Mitch_Savage) April 5, 2021
Liam Livingstone has some important duties in the Rajasthan Royals squad.
Box cricket with Rishabh Pant
Gotta get the practice in wherever possible!
Breaks during a shoot are for box cricket, of course— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) April 4, 2021
Tagging @RealShubmanGill here because our skipper said so #YehHaiNayiDilli @RishabhPant17 @ajinkyarahane88 @ashwinravi99 @TajMahalMumbai pic.twitter.com/An1RW1tkDo
Jasprit goes boom
This feels like the trailer of a summer blockbuster.
Don't mess with keepers
After Quinton de Kock's clever piece of fielding to run out Fakhar Zaman in the second ODI, in Johannesburg, over the weekend, here's a look back at one of the OG crafty keepers of our times.
With mischievous wicketkeepers the talk of the cricket world today, keep an eye on MS Dhoni in this bit of gold from back in 2016. And how about his cheeky response in the press conference afterwards! pic.twitter.com/DIaVJjcHKe— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) April 5, 2021
How it started How it's going pic.twitter.com/GHqDhh45pD— Australian Women's Cricket Team (@AusWomenCricket) April 4, 2021