Last night’s India vs Afghanistan T20 World Cup match has caused quite a stir on Twitter. Fans felt something was “off” during the match. Read more to know why #wellpaidIndia is trending on Twitter!
India made the highest total of T20 World Cup 2021 last night. It managed to make 210 runs by 2 wickets which Afghanistan failed to chase and fell short by 66 runs. But here’s the twist, cricket fans noticed something was awfully wrong with the match especially the Afghanistan team. Their enthusiasm and spirit to win were remarkably different than their previous matches wherein they had showcased extraordinary performances.
The Toss Controversy
A video clip of the toss is surfacing on social media. It can be seen that the Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, after losing the toss, whispers “you’ll bowl first” to Muhammad Nabi before he went up to the host. These are just theories that fans are making and could decipher from the video clip.
Why #fixed & #wellpaidIndia Was Trending On Twitter!
Soon after the match ended, the twitterati (including some famous people) started speculating about the match being fixed!
Some hilarious tweets surfaced on Twitter. Here are some we found funny.
Famous comedian Zaid Ali tweeted “Well paid India!! Oh, sorry, I mean well played*!”
Fahad Mustafa also seemed to agree.
Singer Momina Mustehsan asked her followers a pertinent question. She asked, “Is it just me or does it seem like Afghanistan isn’t too interested in fielding today?”
“Very different attitude from all their previous games..” she added.
The Memes Aren’t Coming Slow!
Okay we admit, the memes had us in fits!
Now, these are just speculations and we are not confirming or denying anything. However, we do feel that if any foul play was involved, the ICC should look into it and take appropriate action.
What are your thoughts on last night’s match?