As Hindus all over the world celebrated the auspicious pageant of Diwali, cricket followers in India have been swamped with arguments on well-liked social media web site Twitter over what gamers stated concerning the event.
Indian star Virat Kohli was severely criticized by followers on the fowl app over his video message that he shared on the pageant. The Indian captain had wished the nation a ‘joyful diwali’ requesting everybody to keep away from bursting crackers.
“Please keep in mind don’t burst crackers, defend the surroundings, and have enjoyable at residence together with your family members with a easy diya and sweets on this auspicious event,” Kohli stated.
The Delhi born cricketer’s eco-friendly want didn’t sit properly with the emotions of followers who known as the participant out for his selective activism.
In a while the identical day, former Pakistani spinner Danish Kaneria shared a message on his Twitter, encouraging followers to ‘burst crackers.’ He stated ‘one thing else will burn alongside too’ in his tweet with a laughing emoji.
Kaneria’s message, which was thought-about a dig on the Indian captain, was endorsed by Indian followers. They in contrast the 2 cricketers and their diwali messages; applauded Kaneria for embracing his roots and for being a ‘proud hindu.’