Monday, April 15, 2024
HomeSports'Yes, I am dark': Former India cricketer slams troll over racist attack...

‘Yes, I am dark’: Former India cricketer slams troll over racist attack | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Indian cricket team spinner Laxman Sivaramakrishnan gave an apt reply to a social media user who tried to troll him with a racist remark.
Sivaramakrishnan, who played 9 Tests and 16 ODIs for India between 1983 and 1987, posted a picture of himself with an elephant in the background from the Ayyappan temple in Mahalingapuram, Tamil Nadu on X (formerly Twitter).
Also See: CSK vs GT Live Score
“50th year of Ayyappan temple today. Mahalingapuram. Great celebration,” Sivaramakrishnan wrote on his X handle.
To this, a user tried to troll the former cricketer and wrote: “Hii sir that elephant is more visible in night than you”.
Sivaramakrishnan took no time and gave a straight reply to the user.
“Yes I am dark,” Sivaramakrishnan said.
“It’s a temple festival and you people are so cheap,” Sivaramakrishnan further added.

Earlier, Sivaramakrishnan expressed his disappointment with Ravichandran Ashwin for lack of ‘respect’ during the five-match series against England.
Sivaramakrishnan took to X (formerly Twitter) and wrote: “Tried calling him a few times to wish him for his 100th Test. Just cut off my call. Sent him a message, no reply. That’s the respect we former cricketers get.”

!(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) {
function loadFBEvents(isFBCampaignActive) {
if (!isFBCampaignActive) {
return;
}
(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) {
if (f.fbq) return;
n = f.fbq = function() {
n.callMethod ? n.callMethod(…arguments) : n.queue.push(arguments);
};
if (!f._fbq) f._fbq = n;
n.push = n;
n.loaded = !0;
n.version = ‘2.0’;
n.queue = [];
t = b.createElement(e);
t.async = !0;
t.defer = !0;
t.src = v;
s = b.getElementsByTagName(e)[0];
s.parentNode.insertBefore(t, s);
})(f, b, e, ‘https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js’, n, t, s);
fbq(‘init’, ‘593671331875494’);
fbq(‘track’, ‘PageView’);
};

function loadGtagEvents(isGoogleCampaignActive) {
if (!isGoogleCampaignActive) {
return;
}
var id = document.getElementById(‘toi-plus-google-campaign’);
if (id) {
return;
}
(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) {
t = b.createElement(e);
t.async = !0;
t.defer = !0;
t.src = v;
t.id = ‘toi-plus-google-campaign’;
s = b.getElementsByTagName(e)[0];
s.parentNode.insertBefore(t, s);
})(f, b, e, ‘https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id=AW-877820074’, n, t, s);
};

function loadSurvicateJs(allowedSurvicateSections = []){
const section = window.location.pathname.split(‘/’)[1]
const isHomePageAllowed = window.location.pathname === ‘/’ && allowedSurvicateSections.includes(‘homepage’)

if(allowedSurvicateSections.includes(section) || isHomePageAllowed){
(function(w) {
var s = document.createElement(‘script’);
s.src=”https://survey.survicate.com/workspaces/0be6ae9845d14a7c8ff08a7a00bd9b21/web_surveys.js”;
s.async = true;
var e = document.getElementsByTagName(‘script’)[0];
e.parentNode.insertBefore(s, e);
})(window);
}

}

window.TimesApps = window.TimesApps || {};
var TimesApps = window.TimesApps;
TimesApps.toiPlusEvents = function(config) {
var isConfigAvailable = “toiplus_site_settings” in f && “isFBCampaignActive” in f.toiplus_site_settings && “isGoogleCampaignActive” in f.toiplus_site_settings;
var isPrimeUser = window.isPrime;
if (isConfigAvailable && !isPrimeUser) {
loadGtagEvents(f.toiplus_site_settings.isGoogleCampaignActive);
loadFBEvents(f.toiplus_site_settings.isFBCampaignActive);
loadSurvicateJs(f.toiplus_site_settings.allowedSurvicateSections);
} else {
var JarvisUrl=”https://vsp1jarvispvt.indiatimes.com/v1/feeds/toi_plus/site_settings/643526e21443833f0c454615?db_env=published”;
window.getFromClient(JarvisUrl, function(config){
if (config) {
loadGtagEvents(config?.isGoogleCampaignActive);
loadFBEvents(config?.isFBCampaignActive);
loadSurvicateJs(config?.allowedSurvicateSections);
}
})
}
};
})(
window,
document,
‘script’,
);



Source link

RELATED ARTICLES

Most Popular

Recent Comments