In an attempt to troll website, Virender Sehwag gets trolled himself

Swashbuckling Tweeter and former opening batsman Virender Sehwag has become a rage on social media for his hilarious tweets and puns.

But recently he himself fell into the trap of trolling as he mistook a news website handle on twitter for that of an airline.


Virender Sehwag tried to troll an online news portal regarding MS Dhoni but he ended up committing a faux pas.

Viru noticed that a UAE-based online news portal, Emirates 24/7, had used a wrong picture in a report on Virat Kohli replacing MS Dhoni as captain of India’s limited overs team.

In the split image accompanying the report, the image that was described as Dhoni’s was that of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who portrayed the role of the World Cup-winning skipper in the biopic, ‘M.S.Dhoni – The Untold Story’.


Sushant Singh Rajput, Virat Kohli, Virender Sehwag trolled

In the process of highlighting the portal’s mistake, Sehwag himself committed a blunder. Instead of tagging the online news portal handle, he tagged the official handle of the Emirates Airline (@emirates).

And he wrote: “.@Emirates247 I am flying with you in a while , hope you don’t allow him to board instead of me.”

Meanwhile, Emirates airline responded to Sehwag and assured that they have got his back.

“No worries, we’ve got your back. We look forward to your next flight with us,” said the airline in a tweet.

This mistake by Viru gave a chance to some of the Twitteratis to troll him.

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