Jul 9

Zimbabwe fast bowler Blessing Muzarabani and Bangladesh tailender Taskin Ahmed got into a face-off (although it looked more like they were doing the tango) on day two of the Test in Harare. What seemed to aggravate Muzarabani was Ahmed's little body roll after avoiding a short ball. We'd love to see the pair in a dance reality show soon.

A ton of dismissals

James Anderson is enjoying being part of the 1000 first-class wickets club.

Kamlesh Nagarkoti's bathroom selfie

Is Kamlesh Nagarkoti channelling a bit of Faf du Plessis in this towel selfie?

Jul 8

Which cricketer would you like to see as a Lego figure?

Trump cards and posters are passe. Lego is the new path to immortality for cricketers. "Blocking" isn't boring now, is it?

Who's mentally tough?

Eighteen-year-old British tennis player Emma Raducanu retired from her fourth-round Wimbledon match after experiencing dizziness and difficulty breathing. Unnecessarily that led to debates about mental strength (even though, along with the pandemic, the world is facing a mental-health crisis).

Jul 7

Andrew Tye, OG barista

Andrew Tye's making the Love Cafe baristas look like amateurs with his hotel-room set-up and five kilos of freshly roasted beans from his father-in-law who has a roastery back in Perth. How good does the Aussie team have it?

Stuart Broad's silver linings

Stuart Broad is really seeing the quippy side to this whole England quarantine/new squad scene.

Jul 6

News that England will have to select a new team for the Pakistan ODIs after three players tested positive for Covid was greeted with dismay in some quarters. Meanwhile, Jimmy Anderson:

Game set match for R Ashwin

After Rishabh Pant's Euro 2021 outing and Ravi Shastri's Wimbledon trip last week, it's R Ashwin's turn to take in a different sport. Ashwin, who is a huge tennis fan, seems to have scored Centre Court tickets to the Roger Federer vs Lorenzo Sonego game yesterday.

Jul 5

Trent Boult's WTC song

How do you know New Zealand are really enjoying their WTC win? You'll hear them singing about it.

There are a lot of things Trent Boult and Co do well, but we wouldn't add song collabs to that list just yet.

Let Hasan Ali eat cake

All poor Hasan Ali wanted to do for his birthday was eat some cake, but his team-mates had other ideas.

Dog days are here for Alyssa Healy

Who let the dogs children out, Alyssa Healy's asking after her pooches discovered puddles.

Lizelle Lee's quarantine blues

The South Africa women's players participating in The Hundred are currently quarantining in Croatia before they can make their way to England for the tournament, and it's a tough life if Lizelle Lee's insta is any indication.

Marizanne Kapp agrees!

Azhar Ali's dad is Ironman

Looks like Azhar Ali's dad could breeze through the PCB's fitness tests at age 76!