Fake news has been one of the most talked about topics all across the world and Indian media is no different. There are some online portals, which are known for spreading rumors that are simply impossible.
As you may know that Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir announced his retirements from all forms of International crickets. However, soon news about him joining the politics started floating around. The story was viral for days just recently. Former Indian opener gave clarification on the rumors calling it completely untrue.
A similar thing has happened to another legendary cricketer. The cricketer we are talking about is none other than former explosive batsman Virender Sehwag. A news portal took to Twitter and shared a piece of news that Sehwag will contest election from Rohtak on BJP ticket.
Former Indian opener took to Twitter to share his reactions and called the news fake. He slammed the news portal in the most savage way possible. He actually took viral 10-year challenge meme by replacing 10 with 5. Sehwag shared two pictures and wrote,
“Some things never change, like this Rumour. Same in 2014, and no innovation even in Rumour in 2019. Not interested then, not interested now. #BaatKhatam#5YearChallenge”
This is What Sehwag Tweeted:
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) February 8, 2019
This Is How Fans Responded:
Savage Then, Savage Now. #BaatKhatam 😂🙌
— 🇮🇳Sarita Tiwari😎 (@sarita_tiwari10) February 8, 2019
only one change.. then in english now in hindi😃
— Ajay R madhukar (@ajayM_official) February 8, 2019
Some things never change like this fact
Bashing the ball in the ground
And now ,bashing the twitter
— venkat shiva (@venkatshivavs11) February 8, 2019
Will be good fun to see two opening Batsman of Delhi in Parliament Sitting Together .
Working for Nation & sports , Other than Cricket .
— balu biyani (@biybalu) February 8, 2019
You are treating Indian media the way you used to treat bowlers:)
— नीरज कुमार सिंह (@N1rajKumar) February 8, 2019
Sir politics mein aap jaise straight forward logo ki jaroorat hai also @GautamGambhir needs to be in the fray for 2019 loksabha elections
— TARKESHWAR PANDEY (@tarkeshwarvats) February 8, 2019
Very nice Sehwag ji.
This media can write anything without taking u in confidence.
— Bimal Shahi (@bimalshahi) February 8, 2019
Shewag a legend back then a legend now – no rumour. A fact
— Sanjaya Ranasinghe (@Sanj81Rana) February 8, 2019
I wish it comes true!!
— aditya nagda (@adityanagda5) February 8, 2019
Ekdum right decision Viru bhaiya. You have only your fans and well-wishers till now, no one hates you, but if you enter politics you'll produce some enemies and haters.
— Sidharth Chaudhry 🇮🇳 (@SidharthLegha) February 8, 2019
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