Top 25 Cricket Instagram Posts of the Week : 24 November 2018

Vinay Chhabaria

MS Dhoni and Ziva rocked the internet with their latest video

We come to an end to an incredible week in the world of cricket. New Zealand showed us why Test cricket is the best format of the game even today and Australia made headlines by halting India's T20I series winning streak at 7.

The cricketers set the social networking site, Instagram abuzz with their photos and videos and here are the top 25 posts of the week -

#25 Bhangra in NZ dressing room

The New Zealand test team featured 3 Indian origin players and with a lot of NZ players featuring in the IPL, the team celebrated their victory over Pakistan by performing Bhangra (Punjabi folk dance) in their dressing room. Ahmedabad born Jeet Raval shared this video.

#24 Virender Sehwag's Flashback Friday

Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag uploaded a photo of him posing for a photograph wearing formals along with legends Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid. The Indian stalwart captioned the picture with the #FlashbackFriday.

#23 Indian fans in Melbourne

The Indian cricket team's official Instagram handle shared a picture of some die-hard Indian fans wearing the Indian jerseys and some wrapped in Indian flags enjoying the match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Unfortunately, rain played the role of a villain in the 2nd T20I as India missed a golden opportunity to level the series.

#22 Australia's dominance continues in the Women's WT20

The Australian Women's team knocked out the defending champions and the hosts of the ICC Women's WT20 2018 West Indies and qualified for Sunday's final. Cricket Australia sent a congratulatory message to the team with a post on Instagram.

#21 Dale Steyn's Black Friday

South African speedster Dale Steyn who recently made his return to international cricket showed his unique way of celebrating Black Friday.

#20 Pup takes up another role

Michael Clarke, a former World Cup-winning captain is making his presence felt as a cricket expert after retiring from the game. Nicknamed as Pup, the Australian is a part of the SPN team for the India tour of Australia 2018/19.

#19 Indian Cricket Team plans for MCG T20I

The Indian cricket team lost their first T20I at Brisbane and were all set to bounce back at the MCG. The official Instagram handle of the team had shared the unit's picture of planning ahead of the 2nd T20I.

#18 Faf celebrates his 5th Anniversary

South African skipper Faf du Plessis celebrated his 5th anniversary with his wife Imari Visser by sharing a picture of both and posting it with a heart-touching caption.

#17 Hardik Pandya's workout session

Injured Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya is recovering from his injury and is doing everything he can to return to the Indian team.

#16 Cameron Valente's extraordinary skills

The new signing of the Adelaide Strikers Cameron Valente performed a unique march past on the cricket pitch after the batsman hit his delivery with a good shot. Seems like the young Australian has not forgotten his school days yet.

#15 Dale Steyn marks his emphatic South Africa return

The Proteas pacer Dale Steyn bowled superbly during the series against Australia and helped the South Africans win the series. He shared his celebration pictures with an apt caption.

#14 Test Cricket at it's best

New Zealand won one of the most thrilling Test matches in recent memory as they stole the game from Pakistan and coming out on top by a slender margin of 4 runs. Trent Boult shared the team's victory celebration pictures on Instagram after the match.

#13 The elder Pandya shows his confidence

Krunal Pandya who made his international debut against the Windies earlier this month, showed his confidence ahead of the T20I series against Australia posing for a photo wearing the Indian jersey and holding a bat.

#12 That moment when 2 legends met

Australia's legendary wicket-keeper Adam Gilchrist spent time with the Indian team during their practice sessions and also sat down with Virat Kohli for a chat ahead of the Indian skipper's biggest test Down Under.

#11 KL Rahul's swag

Well, KL Rahul is finding it hard to score runs on the field but he certainly is not finding it difficult to gain more followers by sharing his best pictures while in Australia.

#10 Team India's tea time

Shikhar Dhawan posted a group selfie with Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rohit Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed and Shreyas Iyer when the Indian cricketers were having their tea in Australia.

#9 India kicks off the Australian tour with the T20I series

The T20I captains of India and Australia posed for a photograph ahead of the teams' much-awaited T20I series. Australia is currently leading the series 1-0.

#8 Kuldeep Yadav chases sunshine

The young Indian chinaman bowler, Kuldeep Yadav shared a photograph ahead of the team's first match at Brisbane.

#7 Rashid Khan steals the spotlight

Afghan leg-spinner Rashid Khan dressed up in a Sherwani for a team Dinner Party in Dubai. The 20-year-old is currently playing for the Maratha Arabians in the T10 league.

#6 That moment when Kohli realized Stoinis will play for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2019

The Royal Challengers Bangalore's Instagram handle uploaded a picture of their skipper Virat Kohli shaking hands with their new joinee Marcus Stoinis after the first T20I between India and Australia. Virat seems to have finally gotten a reliable death bowler as RCB are looking to win their first IPL title.

#5 Virat Kohli's gesture

During the first T20I at the Gabba, Indian captain Virat Kohli signed some posters and also posed for selfies with the fans in the stands. Certainly, captain Kohli made the day of these young fans.

#4 ICC at its funniest best

The ICC posted photos of Afghan pacer Hamid Hassan trying to cartwheel but failing to do so while celebrating a wicket during the ICC World Cup 2015. They gave this picture quite a funny caption showing their sarcastic skills on Instagram.

#3 When Irfan Pathan crossed ALL limits!

Irfan Pathan is currently playing the Ranji Trophy and the all-rounder shared a comic video of himself on Instagram. The left-arm pacer crossed all limits while appealing for a leg before wicket as he went past the striker's stumps and almost reached the wicket-keeper trying to convince the umpire. Much to the disappointment of Irfan, his best efforts could not change the umpire's decision.

#2 Virat Kohli's travel day

Indian captain Virat Kohli shared a selfie with the Indian pacer Umesh Yadav on Instagram ahead of the team's 3rd T20I on Sunday. The Indian team left the Melbourne city after playing a game which yielded no result. Down 1-0 in the 3 match series, India would love to level the series in the 3rd match.

#1 MS Dhoni becomes Ziva's Bugs Bunny

MS Dhoni, who was shockingly dropped from the Indian T20I team is spending his time in the best way possible. The former Indian skipper recently uploaded a video with his daughter Ziva where she is feeding Dhoni with a carrot. The video has broken the internet and amassed over 3.4 million views in just 21 hours.