The Indian skipper Virat Kohli has found himself under the scanner of criticism and merciless trolling after he announced on social media that he will be sharing “personal tips” in the upcoming days on how to celebrate “meaningful” Diwali with loved ones.
Diwali is one of the biggest and most loved festivals of the Hindus. This isn’t the first time and surely it won’t be the last time for Virat Kohli has time and again, the Indian skipper has been slammed for urging the fans to celebrate a cracker-free Diwali.
Virat Kohli, who is currently in the UAE sweating it out ahead of India’s first clash in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021, took to his Twitter on Sunday and shared a video of himself and captioned it as:
“Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing a series of my personal tips for celebrating a meaningful Diwali with loved ones and family. Stay tuned by following my Pinterest profile ‘viratkohli’ – link in bio”.
Here, check out the Tweet:
Over the next few weeks, I’ll be sharing a series of my personal tips for celebrating a meaningful Diwali with loved ones and family. Stay tuned by following my Pinterest profile ‘viratkohli’ – link in bio ?@Pinterest#diwali2021 #AD pic.twitter.com/KKFxyK3UTG
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) October 17, 2021
Meanwhile, fans were not pleased with this Tweet of Virat Kohli as last year as well, Virat had urged his fans to celebrate cracker-free Diwali. Fans anticipated that he would share a similar message this year as well.
Merciless fans started trolling him left, right, and center for his Tweet on Diwali. There were many who hit back at the Indian skipper by asking him to focus on the upcoming T20 World Cup instead of preaching sermons on how to celebrate Diwali.
Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this:
Can’t captain a side without shitting his pants and has the nerve to to give “personal tips” on celebrating festivals. Lol. The only one who needs tips is this guy with respect to captaincy in limited overs cricket. https://t.co/llVQfLudRx
— Aditya Kulkarni (@adikulk) October 17, 2021
CAPTAIN you should be concentrating on #T20WorldCup . Leave Diwali Celebrations to the wisdom of people. https://t.co/7MnNLh1uDg
— Pramod Kumar Singh (@SinghPramod2784) October 17, 2021
Not intrested on your so called meanigful Diwali celebration tips ,it will be better you concentrate on the upcoming t20 world cup https://t.co/CZyRFHaKEa
— Shirshendu Ghoshal ?? (@ShirshenduG80) October 17, 2021
Focus on world cup
We know how to celebrate diwali ?????? https://t.co/K2NyjrHrTn
— RR (@Ram67964907) October 17, 2021
Meaningful Diwali tips from Indian skipper.
To be on Pinterest, do squats and pose in expensive clothes.
This, while some other great sportsmen wear olive green, share a joke and smile with men at frontier, silently pray for well being of others. https://t.co/bCqM0snB0K
— Rohan Dua (@rohanduaT02) October 17, 2021
And I will share my personal tips about winning the World Cup ? https://t.co/Wo4dgPz3kc
— Pratyasha Rath (@pratyasharath) October 17, 2021
Hindus are celebrating Diwali for thousands of years. They don't need tips from a woke cricketer. https://t.co/pbbA8CL7rS
— 🚛 (@DriverRamudu) October 17, 2021
We know how to celebrate our festivals, use your knowledge to win trophies, which is not possible for you. https://t.co/nGqj1kE7a9
— नवनीत शर्मा (@Navneet55sharma) October 17, 2021
First win the cup for us! Make IPL meaningful for RCB fans… https://t.co/fPy0t3RaJT
— ರಂಗನ ಮಗಳು (@jagal_ganti) October 17, 2021