ICC’s cheeky tweet irks Sachin Tendulkar fans

first_imgBen Stokes’ heroics helped England script an improbable win in the third Ashes Test at Headingley and the International Cricket Council once again started a debate on social media by calling the all-rounder the greatest of all. The move didn’t go down well with Sachin Tendulkar’s fans.ICC’s official Twitter handle had posted a picture of Stokes with Tendulkar and captioned it, “The greatest cricketer of all time — and Sachin Tendulkar” after the Durham cricketer starred for the hosts with an unbeaten 84 in the World Cup final in July as England lifted their maiden crown.On Wednesday, ICC shared the picture once again with caption, “Told you so”.Told you so https://t.co/b4SFcEVDWkICC (@ICC) August 27, 2019Shame on you … Sachin is incomparable… he is a legend …. you people could achieve anything but attitude kahan se laogePriyanka sharma (@Aadishakti_101) July 15, 2019Agree, because Sachin isn’t a cricketer but God of cricket.EngiNerd. (@mainbhiengineer) July 15, 2019Yes, someone who couldnt even achieve 20% is a All time great for you? What else to expect from Pakistani Handler.Haven’t compared bowling….. pic.twitter.com/XjaxlsfwaKHarshal (Indian) (@HarshalMagar3) July 15, 2019One has 15,921 Runs in tests 18426 ODIs, Averaging 54 and 45.Other has 3479 in tests and 2628in ODIs. averaging 35 and 40.Shall I talk about centuries??Nick (@discoverlyours) August 27, 2019This did not go down well with Indian cricket fans who swear by cricket legend Tendulkar.”One has 15,921 Runs in Tests 18426 ODIs, Averaging 54 and 45. Other has 3479 in Tests and 2628 in ODIs. averaging 35 and 40. Shall I talk about centuries?? (sic)” tweeted a fan.advertisement”Just that you are saying so don’t think that we are going to believe. Greatest cricketer of all time is Sachin, rest everything starts after him in cricket world. Did you get it?” tweeted another fan.One supporter wrote: “BCCI plz take strict actions and suspend ICC for these worthless tweets (sic).”Stokes played an epic knock when he hit an unbeaten 135 to help England snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in Leeds.All time great team of all time great cricketer has won the WC but will never be able to tell the the world- By how many run or by how many wickets ?!#cwc19final #ICCRules Simon Taufel https://t.co/LVh4BuSgRC Jatan Acharya (@jatanacharya) July 15, 2019Take that back pic.twitter.com/sVIjr4iRs5Sameer Allana (@HitmanCricket) July 14, 2019One And Only G.O.A.T – Sachin Ramesh TendulkarLeading Run Scorer Of Two World CupsThe Record Of 673 Is Still UnbrokenGet A Life AdminTheri Revanth (@revanthvsr) July 14, 2019pic.twitter.com/fx25stfn8AAnkit Dugar (@dugar_ankit_) July 15, 2019England started the fourth day looking to prevent Australia from retaining the Ashes. They got to 286/9, still needing 73 runs for an improbable victory in their chase of 359.But World Cup hero Stokes joined hands with No. 11 batsman Jack Leach and did the unthinkable by smashing eight sixes to all corners of the ground and helped the Three Lions level the fire-match series.Also Read | Ashes 2019: Ben Stokes’ life will change forever, says Ian BothamAlso Read | Jack Leach inspired by Ben Stokes’ World Cup heroics before Ashes heistAlso Seelast_img read more

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