The Buzz: The WTC mace goes home

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

ESPNcricinfo staff
21-Jun-2021 • Updated on 25-Jun-2021
June 25
When you're the WTC mace, you get a business class seat all to yourself.

The All Blacks on that winning feeling

The All Blacks stopped by to welcome the Black Caps to the world champions club.

Andre Russell too spicy for Andre Fletcher?

"I go hold ya in the game man": that's some spicy bantz from Andre Fletcher considering how far the ball's gone.
June 23
Is Mohammed Shami looking for a novel way to wipe out New Zealand's batting in the World Test Championship final? He already took 4 for 76 to wrap up their first innings.

Dinesh Karthik soaks in the rain in Southampton

Waterproof clothing is a must in the English summer.
June 22

It's the time to disco with Jemimah Rodrigues and Harleen Deol

Push-ups, crunches, weights, running laps - no, dancing to Bollywood music is how some cricketers train.

I'll dive for everything

You can't take the keeper outtta BJ Watling.

Mind your language

Javeria Khan is all for giving the native language some love.
June 21

New Zealand use gymnastics for fielding practice

After football and volleyball, now gymnastics makes it way into cricket training. New Zealand Women work on their dives, somersaults and flips in Mount Maunganui.

Sophia Dunkley's long-time fan sends her a message

Sophia Dunkley impressed many viewers with her unbeaten 74 at the Bristol Test against India. But one young fan was not surprised by her performance at all.

Azhar Mahmood's debrief at the PSL

First you help your team prepare, then watch them get a big win and then give this whole big speech in the dressing room? Oof, the life of a T20 coach is not easy.

The warm-up

The West-Indies South Africa T20I series begins on June 26. The players ease into training with a spot of footy.

Dinesh Karthik the commentator

T for terrific, DK?

The kids are all right

India Women drew their first Test in seven years thanks to fighting performances from their debutants - Shafali Verma, Sneh Rana and Taniya Bhatia and Deepti Sharma, in particular. Senior batter Punam Raut congratulates them here.