Cricket Today: Paint by numbers presser

Welcome to Cricket Today where we examine what is going on in the world of Cricket365 and social media.

What’s on the site

The Proteas sent JP Duminy to face the media armed with a full cache of some of cricket’s finest cliche’s.

All the while Virat Kohli basked in the glow of being the best ODI batsman of his generation even as he admitted to struggling with cramp in the third ODI.

The ICC completed its investigation into alleged attempts to corrupt the Ashes turning up nothing more than tabloid speculation.

Bertus de Jongh selects his Associates XI of 2017.

What’s in the news

Sri Lanka ended the first day of the second Test against Bangladesh on top after 14 wickets fell at the onset of the decisive match.

The Tigers coach felt his team could get themselves back into the contest though.

Rob Key feels that England need to find someone to fill their Joe Root-sized hole.

Afghanistan and Zimbabwe look to tune up ahead of the World Cup qualifier which the latter will host.

What’s on social media

Move over T20s there is a new kid in town, Ice Cricket!

One of the delights of this tournament is that they have turned the stump mics way up allowing us a window into the kind of banter that takes place on a sheet of ice and it turns out there is a lot of swearing.

This is not cricket related but encompasses two of our favourite past-times drinking tea and mocking knuckle-dragging nationalists.

What’s on TV

Saturday 10th February

Trans-Tasman T20I Tri-series
Australia 06:00 England
BT Sports HD1 (06:00)

South Africa v India ODI Series 2018
South Africa 11:00 India
Sky Sports Cricket (10:55), Sky Sports Main Event (15:00)