While there may not have been much international cricket on Thursday (December 7), there was exciting cricket on hand with Karnataka’s hat-trick man R Vinay Kumar lighting up the quarterfinals of the 2017-18 Ranji Trophy season.

First up, he didn’t end with only three wickets against Mumbai.

If your friend doesn’t poke fun at your favorite team, are they really your friend?

Sanjay Manjrekar kept his eye on the positive though.

After the ‘Yes’ vote that showed the Australian public’s overwhelming support of same-sex marriage, their Parliament passed a law on the same and cricketers expressed their joy and happiness at the decision.

David Warner seems to have taken up a part-time job… we think!

While R Ashwin is unwinding after the Sri Lanka series.

A calm state of mind in order for Stuart Broad and a brilliant view to boot.

It wasn’t as calm for Piers Morgan, one of England’s more vociferous supporters, especially after England’s loss in Adelaide.

Winners are grinners, as the old saying goes.

Proud of the boys on another great performance! 2-0 but plenty of hard work still in front of us. #Ashes

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But a suggested scheduling change from Dean Jones elicited a strong reaction from Mitchell Johnson…

… but Dizzy’s response was short and simple.

#ThrowbackThursday to Dizzy’s finer days… sort of.

In the birthday corner, greetings to Anya Shrubsole, England’s World-Cup winning bowler.

The Women’s Big Bash League 2017 is nearly upon us and preparations are in full swing.

Ellyse Perry was asked the important questions ahead of the WBBL.

Robin Uthappa sent his wishes to the Indian Test team after their record-equalling 9th series win.

To end, thanks go out to George Bailey and his sense of humour!

George Bailey hi fiving the umpire a comical high point in cricket this week. Sorry @copes9 …

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