File image of Irfan Pathan / Data18.
Pathan had taken to social media announcing it was all correct till of us began bursting crackers and that did now not take a seat neatly with some who began hurling abuses at him.
- Final Up thus a ways: April 7, 2020, 9: 22 AM IST
With High Minister Narendra Modi asking the electorate to approach out and gentle candles, diyas or torch lights for nine minutes on Sunday night at 9 p.m. to train cohesion in opposition to the coronavirus outbreak, there were outlandish scenes with of us bursting crackers.
Used India all-rounder Irfan Pathan took to social media announcing it was all correct till of us began bursting crackers and that did now not take a seat neatly with some who began hurling abuses at him.
“It was so correct untill ppl began bursting crackers,”(sic) Pathan wrote on Twitter.
Quickly after, Pathan’s social media accounts were bombarded with disagreeable, islamophobic comments but the cricketer doused the flames by having a ideal clapback at trolls.
“We prefer fire trucks can u encourage?”(sic) Pathan tweeted.
Earlier, reminding electorate that India is “peaceful in middle of a battle” amid the coronavirus outbreak, frail India cricketer Gautam Gambhir had lashed out at of us who burst crackers on Sunday night.
“INDIA, STAY INSIDE! We are peaceful within the course of a battle. No longer an occasion to burst crackers!” Gambhir talked about on Twitter after firecrackers were burnt in a entire lot of parts of the nation.
INDIA, STAY INSIDE!
We are peaceful within the course of a battle
No longer an occasion to burst crackers ! #IndiaFightsCorona
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) April 5, 2020
Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh also slammed of us who resorted to bursting crackers. “We are in a position to search out a cure for corona but how are we going to search out a cure for stupidity,” Harbhajan tweeted.
All of the sports actions fraternity had joined the nation in exhibiting cohesion within the battle in opposition to the swiftly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic which has thus a ways claimed bigger than 100 lives within the nation.’
(With IANS inputs)