The Buzz: Sprinter Yohan Blake to play in the CPL?

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

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.
August 28
Jamaica Tallawahs are fifth on the CPL points table, with only two wins from five matches. One of their fans is not happy and he's volunteering his very speedy services to the team.

Kevin O'Brien's too good for his own car

The big-hitting Ireland batsman managed to break his own car's rear window with one of the eight sixes he hit for Leinster Lightning against North West Warriors in Dublin. All's well now and seems he's learnt his lesson!

Isolation workouts

Mumbai Indians leggie Rahul Chahar levitates in his hotel room.
Chahar's team-mate, batsman Suryakumar Yadav, makes good use of the hotel-room balcony.
August 27

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma announce pregnancy

So what does that mean for Virat Kohli's participation in India's tour of Australia scheduled for December-January?

Lionel Messi in the IPL

Is anyone else thinking of how many times Messi will be warned by the umpires for running on the pitch?

The Universe Boss style of travel

What? You mean sitting in a middle seat in economy, surrounded by crying babies and choking down dry airplane bread isn't the height of luxury?

The locks-down

The hair you wanted but couldn't grow.

The workout buddy

Like Virat Kohli (below), Rohit Sharma is also taking his gym wherever he goes, but this one comes equipped with a partner to spot you.
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Stronger together

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The view

Brace yourself for many such hotel-balcony photos and videos for the next week or so.
August 26

Canine love

This is the only good day of 2020, right?