New Delhi : The ‘Captain Cool’ of Women’s Cricket, Mithali’s post “post shoot selfie,” was immediately flooded with many comments taunting and insulting her for her attire.The captain of Indian Women’s Cricket team, Mithali Raj, was bashed on the social media for uploading what she described as a “post shoot selfie,” but received loads of support in return, with her fans trolling the ‘trolls’.
Even though it seemed to be just a normal picture, a lot of Twitter users called her out for her “dressing sense” and even asked her to “delete it”. “Delete it mam it’s not good! people idolize you but this dressing sense doesn’t is,” one of them wrote, and another user tweeted: “Not Gud. Not expected these kind of pictures. Sorry.” The negative comments ranged from telling her that they “didn’t expect” this attire from her to those telling her to be “be an Indian.”
One supporter came out and tweeted on the “too hot” comment, “What are you? A weather forecaster?”
While another supporter tweeted, “Don’t troll guys. (There is) Nothing bad in dress.Pls clean your mind first.”Several tweets simply commended the picture or answered the trolls that she has the right to wear whatever she wants to and that she is “the nation’s pride.”Her fans condemning it. As Someone’s dress should not be the parameter for judgement.
Mitali’s supporter came out and supporting her.
This is not the first time a sportsperson was trolled and bashed on social media.Earlier, Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan and Pakistani cricketer Mohammed Shami were trolled for posting a picture of their wives on social media.