While Twitter hasn't been around for too long, it has certainly provided plenty of entertainment thanks to its ability to bridge the gap between athletes and their fans. But that hasn't been the only reason why social media has become so exciting as it has helped provided current and former cricketers to engage in a conversation.
The likes of Virender Sehwag, James Neesham have proven themselves to be incredibly entertaining on social media with their hilarious tweets and Ravichandran Ashwin has made a name for himself by responding to fans. But when things get most interesting is when two cricketers come together and engage in a conversation.
Here are five of the best twitter banter between cricketers in 2016:
5. Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag
You don't usually expect a congratulatory message to turn into a conversation starter but with Virender Sehwag around, you have to expect the unexpected. And that is what happened following India's victory between one of the country's finest opening partners.
Sachin and Sehwag enjoyed a great chemistry and rapport on the field for India, which translated into runs and their friendship was evident as the pair exchanged an effortlessly humorous conversation on Twitter.
Here is the entire conversation: