As India celebrated Mohammed Shami’s seven-wicket haul in opposition to New Zealand within the World Cup semifinal, Congress chief Srinivas BV flashed again to the time when Shami was viciously trolled for India’s defeat to Pakistan in 2021. Solely Rahul Gandhi stood with Shami when folks ‘excessive on Hindu-Muslim’ drug abused Mohammad Shami, Srinivas wrote as he shared a screenshot of Rahul Gandhi’s 2021 tweet wherein the previous president of the Congress wrote: “Mohammad #Shami we’re all with you. These individuals are stuffed with hate as a result of no person provides them any love. Forgive them.”
Social media trolls in 2021 targetted Shami for his faith after India had misplaced to Pakistan within the T20 World Cup opener in 2021. Other than Rahul Gandhi, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, former J&Ok chief minister Omar Abdullah amongst politicians condemned the trolling and prolonged help to Shami.
Shami’s efficiency on Wednesday flooded him with reward because the Participant of the Match mentioned he was ready for this chance for a very long time. Shami additionally made historical past as he registered the most effective wickets by an Indian bowler in World Cup historical past.
Shami’s efficiency discovered a point out in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s congratulatory message as he wrote: “Right this moment’s Semi Remaining has been much more particular due to stellar particular person performances too. The bowling by @MdShami11 on this recreation and likewise by the World Cup might be cherished by cricket lovers for generations to return. Properly performed Shami!”
“Very good bowling by man of the match, Mohammad Shami! His constant match successful performances have made him a standout participant on this World Cup,” Rahul Gandhi wrote.
As Shami trended for his semifinal efficiency, the X (previously often called Twitter) handles of Delhi Police and Mumbai Police indulged in banter with the Delhi Police hoping that Shami just isn’t booked by Mumbai Police for the ‘assault’. “You missed urgent prices of stealing innumerable hearts @DelhiPolice and itemizing a few co-accused too,” Mumbai Police replied clarifying that it was all in good humour.