It’s day three of the lockdown in India, that was imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a period of 21 days in order to contain the spread of Coronavirus. The number of Coronavirus patients has been increasing rapidly and had crossed the 700 mark yesterday. Celebrities from all walks of life have been taking to their social media and are urging everyone to stay at home and to stay safe Quarantining.
Everyone is finding new ways of spreading awareness about the disease and keep boredom away. However, everyone is asserting the importance of maintaining social distancing at this point of time in order to cancel the chain of the Coronavirus.
On Thursday, Indian test specialist Ravichandran Ashwin took to his micro-blogging site and used a very interesting and hilarious way to ask people to maintain social distancing.
R Ashwin shared a picture of himself from the infamous mankading incident that took place last year, where he dismissed Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler by mankading him. Sharing the picture, R Ashwin wrote:
“Hahaha, somebody sent me this and told me it’s exactly been 1 year since this run out happened. As the nation goes into a lockdown, this is a good reminder to my citizens.
Don’t wander out. Stay inside, stay safe!”
Here, check out the Tweet of R Ashwin:
Hahaha, somebody sent me this and told me it's exactly been 1 year since this run out happened.
As the nation goes into a lockdown, this is a good reminder to my citizens.
— lets stay indoors India 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) March 25, 2020
Well, the tweet had to go viral and it did. Fans on social media loved the tweet of R Ashwin came up with mixed reactions on it. While many criticized him, there were many who loved the video and didn’t hesitate in expressing their love. However, the best reaction came from Jos Buttler himself.
Joss Buttler, recently in a podcast with a leading sports based website as asked about the last person he would like to be self-isolated with. To which, Jos Buttler took the name of R Ashwin. He said:
“Ravi Ashwin, probably. It’s actually a year ago since I got ‘mankaded’ because I keep getting tweeted about it, saying ‘stay safe, don’t go outside’ with those pictures of me,”