Former Indian player Virender Sehwag trolls Pakistani political analyst Zaid Hamid after he mistook javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra for a cricketer Ashish Nehra in one of his Twitter posts. The post comes after Pakistan’s javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem won the country’s gold medal at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games. Referring to the achievement, Hamid tweeted: “And what makes this victory even sweeter is the fact that this Pakistani athlete has defeated India’s javelin hero Ashish Nehra. In the near competition Most recently, Ashish defeated Arshad Nadeem. What a sweet revenge to come back.”
Shortly after this tweet appeared, Twitterati noticed how Hamid had confused Neeraj Chopra with Ashish Nehra. Former India player Sehwag posted a screenshot of Hamid’s tweet and wrote: “Chicha, Ashish Nehra is currently preparing for the UK Prime Ministerial Election. So Chill.”
Chicha, Ashish Nehra is currently preparing for the UK Prime Minister Election. Very cold pic.twitter.com/yaiUKxlB1Z
– Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) August 11, 2022
It is important to note that Hamid’s Twitter account has been blocked in India.
Javelin thrower Arshad Nadeem of Pakistan wrote the script a few days ago when he won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games and as a result he brought home the country’s first gold medal in the world. this sport at the CWG.
In the final at CWG, Nadeem made a 90.18m throw and thus became the first South Asian to cross the 90m mark.
Speaking of Neeraj, he missed the Commonwealth Games after picking up an injury at the World Championship final, where he won a silver medal.
Arshad coach Syed Hussain Bukhari has previously said that he would like to see Neeraj Chopra play against Arshad in Islamabad or Lahore. He also went on to say that Neeraj is like their son and they will shower him with love if he wins.
Speaking to Indian Express, Bukhari said: “Most of the time Arshad trains at Jinnah Stadium in Islamabad and Lahore, my wish is to see Arshad and Neeraj play in a packed stadium in Lahore or Islamabad. Neeraj is like us Son.”
“I as a Pakistani promise you that if Neeraj wins, we will shower him with love like we showered Milkha Singh Ji when he won Abdul Khaliq in Lahore in 1960. Campaigns members share a love for sport,” he added.
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