Sunday (September 10) wasn’t big on international cricket action, but those on Twitter had the Manchester derby to keep them glued to screens – television and smartphones. City beat United 2-1, and the cricketing fraternity expressed their emotions freely.

Mohandas Menon, Wisden India’s columnist, brought in some statistical flavour.

Manish Pandey, Eoin Morgan and the venerable Ranjitsinhji were born on this day, and as usual, it was Virender Sehwag who led the way with the birthday wishes.

Wishes also poured in for Mariyappan Thangavelu and Varun Bhati, who won the gold and bronze medals respectively in the men’s high jump event at the Paralympics.

Glenn Maxwell continued to rake in the plaudits for his exploits in Australia’s T20I series win in Sri Lanka.

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Brett Lee, meanwhile, seemed caught up in the TNPL fever.

The boys are ready too ! @starsportsindia #tnpl

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We all know Chris Gayle loves to party. He doesn’t mind promoting parties either.

What's the party?

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Mitchell McClenaghan though, has different priorities.

Darren Sammy too had a picture to share

And finally if you’re down with dengue, this is how you hydrate.