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Twitterati troll Vijay Shankar after his latest remarks

Tamil Nadu all-rounder Vijay Shankar has been on the receiving end of trolls after his recent remarks in an interview sparked massive outrage on social media platforms. It all started when the all-rounder himself claimed he could be like South African great Jacques Kallis of former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson in the recent interview.

Twitterati troll Vijay Shankar after his latest remarks

Since then, he was roasted badly by the netizens on social media. The 30-year-old has given several interviews to media publications over the past few days and since then the social users didn’t spare the all-rounder as they kept on trolling him.

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From talking about his relationship with Ambati Rayudu to his Indian team chances and thoughts about changing his state team (Tamil Nadu), the all-rounder made the headlines in recent days. In an interview with News18, Vijay Shankar spoke about how he is capable of batting up the order.

“I’m an all-rounder, but I’m known for my batting. So just because I’m an all-rounder, it shouldn’t be like I should bat only at No. 6 or 7. I can also be someone like Jacques Kallis or Shane Watson.

They open the innings or bat at No. 3 and bowl. It’s not a compulsion that an all-rounder has to bat at No. 6-7. If I can score runs at the top, and pick wickets, it’s good for the team too, right?” Shankar claimed.

Although Vijay expressed his opinion, his references towards Kallis and Watson didn’t go down well with the fans. Several cricket fans took to social media to troll the all-rounder, sharing hilarious memes

The all-rounder started trending on Twitter alongside legend Jacques Kallis on Monday. Fans were of the opinion that the all-rounder shouldn’t compare himself to great all-rounders like Kallis and Watson.

 

While several users trolled Vijay online, several fans voiced their support for the all-rounder. Some felt that his remarks had been misrepresented.

 

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