Former Indian Cricketers Comes in Support of Mohammed Shami

Former Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and his former opening partner Virender Sehwag have come out in support of paceman Mohammed Shami, who has been targeted by online trolls following India’s 10-wicket loss to Pakistan on Sunday. Shami was the target of a lot of teasing after he bowled 0/43 in 3.5 overs.

After returning figures of 0/43 in 3.5 overs, Mohammed Shami was subjected to a lot of teasing. Shami struggled on Sunday, and it was in his over that Pakistan completed the 152-run chase, with Mohammad Rizwan dropping the Indian pacer to all parts of the ground in Dubai.

Indian players come in Mohammad Shami defence

Sachin Tendulkar wrote ” When we support #TeamIndia, we support every person who represents Team India. @MdShami11 is a committed, world-class bowler. He had an off day like any other sportsperson can have. I stand behind Shami & Team India.”

Virender Sehwag wrote ” The online attack on Mohammad Shami is shocking and we stand by him. He is a champion and Anyone who wears the India cap has India in their hearts far more than any online mob. With you Shami. Agle match mein dikado jalwa.”

Yuzvendra Chahal, who was axed from the Indian team also showed support and wrote ” We are so proud of you @MdShami11 bhaiya”

Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman wrote ” Mohammed Shami has been a stellar performer for India for eight years, playing a significant role in many a victory. He can’t be defined by one performance. My best wishes are always with him. I urge fans & followers of the game to support
@MdShami11 and the Indian team.”

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