After a controversial tweet by Taslima Nasreen went viral over the internet, it sparked a lot of criticism from the people.
The tweet about cricketer Moeen Ali made the England cricket team come out in his defence and the author quickly deleted her post.
Taslima Nasreen, who is a Bangladeshi-Swedish writer as well as a self-proclaimed humanist and activist, had made a very controversial tweet on social media about the cricketer Moeen Ali from England. The tweet by Nasreen read, “If Moeen Ali were not stuck with cricket, he would have gone to Syria to join ISIS.”
Implying that the cricketer would have joined ISIS because of his religion if he wouldn’t have stuck with cricket as his career. The tweet being Islamophobic was deleted by Nasreen after a good amount of backlash on the internet.
Moeen Ali is a cricketer playing for England. He also represents the team lead by Virat Kohli, Royal Challengers Bangalore. Ali is currently in India where he is preparing for the upcoming series of IPL 2021. After the tweet from Nasreen went viral, many co-players of Moeen Ali from his England team came forward in his defence.
Jofra Archer was one of the first people to have replied to the tweet. His tweet read as, ” Are you okay? I don’t think you’re okay….”. Another cricketer Saqib Mahmood tweeted that he can’t believe this. He further said that it was a disgusting tweet and called Taslima Nasreen a disgusting individual.
Cricketer Sam Billings replied to the controversial tweet by Taslima Nasreen and asked everyone to report her account. He said, ” Please everyone report Taslima’s account.” He further added that it was a disgusting tweet. Ben Duckett also seconded Billings and asked everyone to report the account and added that things need to change.
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