Cricket Today: Reflection time

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

What’s on the site

A former Australia skipper feels that the current team have gone too far with the way they celebrate wickets.

Usman Khawaja feels that he has settled into his role in the Test XI now.

Graham Thorpe has backed James Vince to come good for England.

Dawid Malan hopes to be part of the England set up for some time to come.

England’s tour match in Hamilton didn’t quite go to plan but Liam Livingstone pressed his case for inclusion in the Test team.

What’s in the news

Scotland moved to the top of the Cricket World Cup qualifier Super Sixes.

Afghanistan kept themselves in the running for the 2019 World Cup by beating the West Indies.

Nepal sealed ODI status for the first time in their history when they beat Papua New Guinea in a play off in Zimbabwe.

Australia women wrapped up their ODI series in India.

Kent announced the signings of Adam Milne and Marcus Stoinis for the Blast.

What’s on social media

Social media was abuzz this morning after Vernon Philander claimed his twitter account was hacked after a post claiming Steve Smith was to blame for Rabada earning a suspension appeared on his account.

The tweet in question was deleted but here is Philander’s apology…

Australia’s finest investigative journalists are on the case though…

And twitter did what it does.

What’s on TV

Friday 16th March
ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018
Ireland 07:30 Zimbabwe
Sky Sports Cricket (07:15)