Fans fume on Twitter after Cricket World Cup cheekily compares Sachin Tendulkar with Ben Stokes

first_imgFans fume on Twitter after Cricket World Cup cheekily compares Sachin Tendulkar with Ben StokesBen Stokes was named player-of-the-match for his World Cup final heroics after England’s maiden title win at Lord’s on July 14.advertisement Next India Today Web Desk LondonJuly 15, 2019UPDATED: July 15, 2019 13:30 IST Cricket World Cup’s official account posted this picture of Sachin and Stokes. (Twitter: Cricket World Cup)England won their maiden World Cup title as New Zealand suffered heartbreak after having playing one of the most thrilling matches ever in World Cup.Cricket World Cup’s official twitter account was constantly sending tweets with pictures of different cricketers and fans with funny caption after England’s World Cup win.However, one such tweet from Cricket World Cup’s official twitter account invited the wrath of fans from all corners of the world.They tweeted a picture of Sachin Tendulkar with Ben Stokes and captioned it,The greatest cricketer of all time – and Sachin Tendulkar #CWC19Final with a wink emoji.Ben Stokes’s sheer brilliance with the willow has certainly earned him a place in the history of England Cricket as one of the greatest all-rounders of the country. Stokes was named player-of-the-match for his World Cup final heroics as he smashed an unbeaten 84 to steer England’s chase of 242 against the Black Caps.However, fans accused Cricket World Cup’s official twitter account to be biased and raised questions on comparing Ben Stokes with a legendary cricketer like Sachin Tendulkar.Sachin Tendulkar, in his career that lasted 24 years, amassed 34,357 runs. Sachin also holds the record for scoring the highest number of runs in a single edition of the World Cup – 673 in 11 matches in 2003. He is also the only player to score more than 30,000 runs in all forms of international cricket. Sachin also holds the record for highest number of centuries in both Tests (51) and ODIs (49) and he is the only man to score 100 centuries in international cricket.advertisementHere are some of the tweets:Do you even know WHO IS THE GOD OF CRICKET??Zuheeb (@iam_freakk) July 14, 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, 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, 2019Admin i am coming : pic.twitter.com/eKI0IiMRdnJitesh Rochlani (@jiteshrochlani) July 14, 2019Agree, because Sachin isn’t a cricketer but God of cricket.EngiNerd. (@mainbhiengineer) July 15, 2019Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow World Cup 2019Follow Sachin TendulkarFollow Ben Stokeslast_img

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