Jofra Archer and different England cricketers slam Taslima Nasreen for her ‘ISIS’ tweet on Moeen Ali
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 is all set to start on 9 April. Nonetheless, an off-field controversy associated to the much-awaited event has hit the headlines. It began with Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen’s controversial remarks towards England all-rounder Moeen Ali, who will likely be taking part in for Chennai Tremendous Kings within the 14th version of IPL.
On 5 April, Taslima took a dig on the cricketer and stated that he would have joined the worldwide terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) if he wasn’t taking part in cricket. Her tweet (now deleted) reads, “If Moeen Ali weren’t caught with cricket, he would have gone to Syria to hitch ISIS”.
Taslima’s tweet clearly didn’t go down nicely with England cricketers who slammed the writer for her remarks.
England star pacer Jofra Archer tweeted, “Are you okay? I don’t suppose you’re okay”.
Are you okay ? I don’t suppose you’re okay https://t.co/rmiFHhDXiO
— Jofra Archer (@JofraArcher) April 6, 2021
Cricketers Saqib Mahmood and Sam Billings additionally got here out in assist of Moeen.
Please everybody report taslimas account! Disgusting! — Sam Billings (@sambillings) April 6, 2021
After receiving backlash, Taslima tweeted once more and said that her earlier publish was simply “sarcasm.”
Haters know very nicely that my Moeen Ali tweet was sarcastic. However they made that a difficulty to humiliate me as a result of I attempt to secularize Muslim society & I oppose Islamic fanaticism. One of many best tragedies of humankind is pro-women leftists assist anti-women Islamists.
— taslima nasreen (@taslimanasreen) April 6, 2021
Jofra replied to this publish as nicely and stated, “Sarcastic? Nobody is laughing, not even your self, the least you are able to do is delete the tweet”.
Sarcastic ? Nobody is laughing , not even your self , the least you are able to do is delete the tweet https://t.co/Dl7lWdvSd4 — Jofra Archer (@JofraArcher) April 6, 2021
Moeen has performed 61 Check matches for England until now and has scored 2,831 runs together with 5 centuries. He has 1,849 runs in 109 ODI matches. As a bowler, he has taken 189 and 86 wickets in Exams and ODIs, respectively.
Forward of IPL 2021, the all-rounder was purchased for a whopping Rs 7 crore.
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