Piers Morgan trolls Virender Sehwag after India women suffer heartbreak. Viru hits back with sharp retort
India’s dream of lifting the Women’s World Cup was shattered by England in the final at Lord’s on Sunday when the home team emerged victorious by nine runs in a nerve-wracking clash.While the whole nation praised the women team’s effort in the summit clash, English journalist Piers Morgan took a dig at Virender Sehwag when the legendary cricketer tweeted praising Mithali Raj’s girls.”Super proud of the girls. Tough luck today but women’s cricket in India has truly arrived. Thank you girls. Salute your spirit,” Sehwag tweeted after the match.However, Morgan, who has had Twitter battles with Sehwag in the past, was at it again.”You OK, buddy @virendersehwag?,” he wrote on Twitter.Sehwag gave Morgan a fitting reply yet again, “Me and all of India prouder even in this loss than you can ever be mate. We fought well & will only get better & stronger. Enjoy for a change!,” he wrote.Me and all of India prouder even in this loss than you can ever be mate.We fought well &will only get better & stronger.Enjoy for a change! https://t.co/Dv1gn2jpWn- Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 23, 2017Sehwag and Morgan’s Twitter war has become quite famous since the Rio Olympics in August when the Englishman took a dig at India’s medal celebrations.It all started with Morgan poking fun at India after the rousing welcome it gave to badminton star PV Sindhu and wrestler Sakshi Malik when they returned to the country with a silver and a bronze medal respectively from the Rio Olympics in August last year. Sehwag immediately hit back at Morgan and was hailed by the Twitterati for his reply.advertisementSince then duo has regularly engaged in war of words on the social media site.Morgan had even challenged Sehwag for Rupees 1 million for charity on England winning an ODI World Cup before India won another Olympic Gold medal.
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