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Virender Sehwag's Troll Falls Flat on the Face

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: January 8, 2017, 6:25 PM IST
Virender Sehwag's Troll Falls Flat on the Face

File image of MS Dhoni (L) and Virender Sehwag. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)


New Delhi: Legendary India cricketer Virender Sehwag has become a rage on social media for his hilarious tweets and puns.

But recently he himself fell into the trap of trolling as he mistook a news website handle on twitter for that of an airline.

News Website Emirates 24/7 made a gaffe by cropping images of Virat Kohli and Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput together after MS Dhoni stepped down as captain on January 4.

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Sushant played the character of MS Dhoni in the recently released movie titled: MS Dhoni - The Untold Story.

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Sehwaq quickly pounced on the mistake and tried to take the website to the cleaners in his own unique style.

But Viru himself made a faux pas by thinking it was the Emirates Airline which committed the blunder.

This prompted the official airline handle to join the banter with a tweet of their own.

Hopefully the Nawab of Najafgarh will be more careful in the future as social media platforms can be very unforgiving.

First Published: January 8, 2017, 6:22 PM IST

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