Even as fans around the world prepared for a week packed with international cricket, they remained active on twitter throughout Sunday (September 18), following and retweeting posts from their favourite cricketers.

Unless the England and Wales Cricket Board miraculously change their decision, Kevin Pietersen’s international cricket career is all but over. But are there any vacancies in the England tug-of-war squad?

Pietersen and Ravi Bopara, though, joined the bandwagon of meme-makers as the internet was flooded with posts trolling Manchester United within minutes of their 1-3 loss to Watford in the English Premier League.

Shaun Pollock was less mocking, but had an advice for Jose Mourinho.

But the former South Africa captain was saddened by the untimely death of Mandoza, the South African musician.

Over in India, Harsha Bhogle and Shikhar Dhawan were heartbroken by the attack on the Indian Army in Uri, which claimed the lives of 17 soldiers and injured over 30.

Amol Mazumdar shared a caricature of himself.

Mitchell Johnson was following the Formula One action in Singapore.

Winston Davis, the former West Indies pacer, turned 58.

Robin Peterson loved his view in Cape Town.

Kumar Sangakkara had a pleasant flight back home.

Accompanied, it would seem, by an inspirational quote shared by Azhar Mahmood.