Thousands of Twitter user are having fun with the increased character limit while composing tweets on the social networking platform.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday also joined many of the Twitter users in a way whose context only the game’s fans would understand.
The official twitter account of ICC has tweeted out full names of Sri Lankan cricketers — as many as four of them in a single tweet to join the bandwagon of Twitter users who have been coming up with hilarious versions to keep the fraternity entertained.
The former limit of a mere 140 characters wasn’t sufficient to assemble so many names in one tweet, but with the limit taken up to 280 characters, ICC did not miss out on having some fun.
For those uninitiated, former Fiji cricketer IL Bula is the one with longest ever name to have played cricket. His full name is Ilikena Lasarusa Talebulamaineiilikenamainavaleniveivakabulaimainakulalakebalau.
ICC listed down full names of former pacer Chaminda Vaas, umpire Kumar Dharmasena, wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella and spin wizard Rangana Herath, and even added a little bit of comment at the top.