With the all-important decider between India and New Zealand upon us, Twitter was abuzz with the build-up to the game, with eyes fixed on the skies as rain was predicted in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday (November 7).

Rain or no rain, the Indian players seem to be enjoying their time in Thiruvananthapuram.

Elsewhere, Mitchell Starc created history, becoming the first player to take two hat-tricks in the same Sheffield Shield game.

What better than having your wife firmly behind you!

All said and done, that is some bowling attack!

Meanwhile, a torn left knee cartilage ruled Steven Finn out of the Ashes, and the cricket community came out in support of the pacer.

But here’s some exciting news. KP is back for the Ashes!

Meanwhile, Cameron Bancroft got Marcus North’s backing for the #Ashes.

Looks great until you have a bowl there, mate!

Moving onto our birthday corner. James Franklin, the New Zealand pacer, turned 37.

R Ashwin got his dubsmashing skills out…

… and Ravindra Jadeja got #BreakTheBeard right!

Baz has his priorities set.

To end with, this would not have been an easy task for Gautam Gambhir.