They’re back. One of the most successful teams in the IPL – Chennai Super Kings – completed their two-year suspension on Friday (July 14), and celebrated the return with a spree of nostalgia on social media.
Former players, fans, and everyone associated with the franchise was clearly excited with the ‘comeback’.
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) July 14, 2017
— Scott Styris (@scottbstyris) July 14, 2017
— subramani badrinath (@s_badrinath) July 14, 2017
— Rahul Sharma (@ImRahulSharma3) July 14, 2017
— Hemang Badani (@hemangkbadani) July 14, 2017
Elsewhere, it was time for cricket of a very different kind. The second Test between England and South Africa got underway, and James Anderson crossed yet another landmark – 300 Test wickets at home.
Most Test wkts at home
493 M Muralidharan
350 Anil Kumble
319 Shane Warne
300 James Anderson#EngvSA
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) July 14, 2017
Talking about records, here’s Hashim Amla, making some in typically silent fashion.
— Mpumelelo Mbangwa (@mmbangwa) July 14, 2017
— AB de Villiers (@ABdeVilliers17) July 14, 2017
Away from on-field action, Chris Gayle turned hero, on screen.
— Chris Gayle (@henrygayle) July 14, 2017
Suresh Raina exhibited his love for his daughter with a permanent mark.
— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) July 14, 2017
Brad Hogg too enjoyed some family time.
— Brad Hogg (@Brad_Hogg) July 14, 2017
While Virat Kohli found time for a rare holiday.
Lunch at Bunna Cafe in Brooklyn. Such a cool and hip spot. ???????? pic.twitter.com/JZA0HgMCWg
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 14, 2017
Meanwhile, Harbhajan Singh had some photography lessons…
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) July 14, 2017
… while Geoff Boycott had some photobombing lessons!
— Graeme Smith (@GraemeSmith49) July 14, 2017