Back in the day, amateurs were given full initials, professionals surname only.
Either would be preferable to what we get nowadays:
— England Cricket (@englandcricket) December 15, 2015
Most Twitter names are similar to the player’s name, but some are only just about recognisable, while a select few are basically random selections of letters and numbers. Don’t forces us to deduce players’ identities. Use their actual names. People haven’t got time for deduction in this fast-paced modern world.
People clearly haven’t got time for addition either. The above tweet comes from a match between an England XI and a South African Invitational XI.
Both teams will field 13 players.