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The Buzz: T Natarajan's rousing welcome at home

All the bantz, the jousts, and little bit of eavesdropping from the social media playground and beyond

Welcome to ESPNcricinfo's Buzz, your go-to destination for all the bantz, the jousts, and little bit of eavesdropping from the social media playground and beyond.
January 22
The victorious Indian players get huge (and not very socially distanced) welcomes on their return from Australia.

Dad's a star

The feeling when you see someone you know on TV...
January 21

Parthiv Patel's non-selection

Maybe the Royal Challengers Bangalore missed the news of Parthiv Patel's retirement?
Meanwhile, here's someone who's pretty disappointed at not getting selected. All those hours of indoor cricket gone to waste? Chin up, Harry Kane, maybe they'll get you at the auction.

The scorer

Cricketers are jocks but also nerds.
January 20

Trolling the wrong Tim Paine

After Australia's 2-1 series defeat to India at the Gabba, the Australian captain was bound to receive plenty of flak by fans. But on Instagram, the trolling and abuse got redirected to a user with a similar name - Tim Payne. The cricketing Tim Paine's account is set to private.

The real team

So Kevin Pietersen seems to have used Google Translate to remind India fans to not celebrate for too long because the real challengers - England - will be arriving for a full tour shortly.
Michael Vaughan admits his prediction after the Adelaide Test that Australia would whitewash India turned out to be pretty wrong.
Virat Kohli is happy (as always) when critics are proven wrong.

The defenders

Not all cricket watchers are fans of intimidatory bowling.
January 19

Spider-man behind the stumps

Never a dull moment when Rishabh Pant is on the field. Here he is, singing a song from a video that went viral a few years ago, from a dodgy home-made Spider-man movie, while keeping in one of the most high-octane Tests of recent time. Never change, Pant.

Bodybuilding tips from Sunil Gavaskar

Lifting, schmifting, pfft. Sunil Gavaskar knows the secret to two-minute muscles
January 18

Mohammed Siraj fulfills his father's dream

Mohammed Siraj got his maiden Test five-for, at the Gabba, but it was a bittersweet moment as he remembered his recently departed father.

Every fan counts

England captain Joe Root expresses his appreciation for the dedicated fan who turned up at the Galle Fort to cheer for the team during the first Test.

The birthday wish

Sachin Tendulkar wishes his old friend Vinod Kambli for his 49th birthday.

Don't high-five Niroshan Dickwella

Ouch! Celebrations can often get a bit too rambunctious, but what a slap in the face this one is.

The spill

Oh no, did Justin Langer just... pour cold water all over Australia's plans at the Gabba?