Rahul Gandhi Slammed Hate MongersTargetting Mohammed Shami:The Indian cricket team suffered an unforgettable defeat against Pakistan in their opening clash in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021. The Men in Blue failed miserably to extend their winning streak as Pakistan recorded their maiden win. Babar Azam’s side outplayed the Indian cricket team in all the departments of the game and won the game by 10 wickets.
While a wave of happiness went over everyone in Pakistan as the streets of Pakistan were set with firecrackers, and fans celebrated the win like a festival. However, scenes were very different on the other side of the border.
While many moved on and backed the Indian cricket team, on the other hand, keyboard warriors and seasonal fans why fans are so resorted to spreading hate on social media. Mohammed Shami, who turned out to be the most expensive bowler of the lot, giving away 43 runs in his 3.5 overs at an economy rate of above 11, has been subjected to terrible abuse on social media.
From threats to abuses, hate-mongers on social media left no stone unturned to slam Mohammad Shami. Fortunately, several prominent personalities from the country took a stand for the Indian pacer. From Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Irfan Pathan, VVS Laxman, to Yuzvendra Chahal, the Indian cricket fraternity has extended their full support towards Mohammed Shami. Several other athletes and celebrities also took to their social media to extend their support towards Shami.
Among many, Indian National Congress (INC) leader Rahul Gandhi also joined the bandwagon as he slammed the hate mongers on social media. In his Tweet, Rahul Gandhi backed Shami and expressed how the whole country loves him. He also asked the pacer to forgive the hate mongers on social media, who attacked him. He wrote:
“Mohammad #Shami we are all with you. These people are filled with hate because nobody gives them any love. Forgive them,”
Here, check out the Tweet:
Mohammad #Shami we are all with you.
These people are filled with hate because nobody gives them any love. Forgive them.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) October 25, 2021