Being active on social media is something that is expected from cricketers these days. While some of them are constantly in touch with their fans, there are others who drop by every now and then. Twitter is one of the platforms which is primarily used by cricket stars to stay connected with their fan base.
Among Indian cricketers who are on the extremely popular social website, former batsman Virender Sehwag has managed to carve his own niche. Apart from sharing some interesting tweets from others, Sehwag often comes up with some great tweets of his own. Be it a fellow cricketer’s birthday or an achievement by a sporting hero, the great Indian batsman has something to say about everything. And a few of his tweets are so funny that one cannot help but salute his sense of humour
Here are 5 hilarious tweets by Virender Sehwag in recent times:
1. On KKR bowlers during 2016 IPL
After Kolkata Knight Riders lost a match against eventual champions Sunrisers Hyderabad in the 2016 IPL, the champion batsman decided to have a bit of fun. He posted a tweet which said, “KKR bowling attack Holder and Morne” and was followed by a conjoined image of a bulb holder and a peacock.
2. On Saina Nehwal’s Australian Open win
Saina Nehwal, won the Australian Open championship last month, she received accolades from all quarters. Sehwag’s way of appreciating her, though, was perhaps the most unique.He came up with a tweet which said, “@NSaina May more success keep kissing your feet ,the way you keep kissing these Trophies” and included a picture of Nehwal kissing the trophy after her latest triumph.
3. On how Wi-Fi has impacted our lives
Virender Sehwag’s tweet read, “Aankhein band karne Se nahi,tension free hone Se nahi,thakne Se bhi nahi, Aaj ke zamaane me to WiFi band karne Se hi neend aati hai (These days we sleep not by closing our eyes, being tension free or getting tired but only when the Wi-Fi is turned off)”
4. On Serena Williams’ Wimbledon victory.
In his usual quirky style, Virender Sehwag said, “Her name is SereNa and she never says ‘Na’ to winning titles. #AbTohAadatSiHai saare Titles jeetne ki.” The champion cricketer’s tweet was met with a lot of appreciation from fans who praised his unique style.
5. On MS Dhoni’s birthday
He posted a tweet on Twitter which said, “Happy Birthday @msdhoni. May you keep doing Anhoni ko Honi. #NationalHelicopterDay.” Virender Sehwag’s innovative way of wishing the Indian limited-overs captain became a big hit with his followers on Twitter.