Virender Sehwag takes on Piers Morgan, shuts him down

UK journalist Piers Morgan received a lot of flak for his comments on the Indian athletes at Rio 2016 Olympics.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: August 25, 2016 10:48 am
Virender Sehwag, Piers Morgan, Piers Morgan tweet. Indian athetes Piers Morgan tweet, Virender Sehwag Trolls piers Morgan, Twitter, Morgan, Rio 2016 Olympics, Rio 2016 Virender Sehwag, who remains active on the social media, didn’t let Piers Morgan’s tweet go unnoticed. (Source: PTI)

UK Journalist Piers Morgan has been trolled on the social media for slamming India’s performance at the recently concluded Rio 2016 olympics. Morgan shared his opinion on team India’s run in Rio saying, “Country with 1.2 billion people wildly celebrates 2 losing medals. How embarrassing is that?” he wrote in reply to a tweet from an Indian that mentioned how the two medallists Sakshi Malik and PV Sindhu were welcomed in India.

Morgan, as expected, received a lot of flak for his comments as Chetan Bhagat and Suhel Seth did not hold back their response to the British journalist. “What is even more embarrassing are your snivelling interviews as if you had a diaper in your mouth. Sad,” said Seth, to which, Morgan responded, “At least you’ll never have to worry about being one of my interviewees, Suhel. I only interview famous people.”

But how would you reply to Virender Sehwag? Sehwag, who remains active on the social media, didn’t let Morgan’s tweet go unnoticed. He replied him in the coolest way possible with a reference to England’s World Cup victory, where the founders of the game haven’t had much luck. Sehwag wrote, “We cherish every small happiness’, But Eng who invented Cricket,&yet2win a WC,still continue to playWC.Embarrassing?”

But Morgan didn’t hold back. He replied to Sehwag saying, “Very embarrassing, Legend. If @KP24 was playing, we’d win the WC. Just as we won T20 WC & he was Man of Series.”

Sehwag didn’t drop his guns. He replied, “KP is a legend no doubt,bt wasnt he born in SA,&by ur logic Eng shd hv won 2007WC. Why hv prblm wid our ppl,celbrtng.”

Well, Morgan now has to come up with something which will top that.

UK Journalist Piers Morgan trolled for making fun of India’s performance at Olympics

While Sakshi became the first Indian female wrestler to win a medal for the country, PV Sindhu went on to become the only Indian to play the finals of a badminton event at the Olympics. There was a lot of euphoria surrounding the victory, which ultimately brought glory during the final days of the Summer Games. We all came to terms with India’s disappointing performance at this year’s Olympics, but that didn’t affect our spirits when the two female participants made India proud at the global event.

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    Zaki
    Aug 28, 2016 at 8:35 pm
    Just send the bill to Buck Palace, oh I think there may be one in the post from Sri Lanka and Afghanistan and several neighbourng. Terrble stuff this empire building. Must dash, I can see some vacant land, near Mars!
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      Zaki
      Aug 28, 2016 at 8:26 pm
      Save writng to everyone, just address it to 10 Janpath, make sure it is in Italian, else won't understand.
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      1. Adu Idu
        Aug 24, 2016 at 11:33 pm
        what piers morgan stated was obivious truth.lt;br/gt;Indian media and spots authority interested only in money and promoting useless actors,lt;br/gt;ignoring sports. lt;br/gt;There is no emotional support to real sports people.
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          A
          Aug 24, 2016 at 9:01 pm
          English did not nvent cricket. Games with a bat and ball were pla earlier and in other geographes, the same as Italian and Pizzas, other cultures atr bread with a tomatoe toppng. Bt tomatoes and chiclies did come from south america and belgian chiclate, never seen a cocoa tree n belgium to date along with coffe vine in Italy. Move on from your Colonised mbnds, free yourselves, the medals will follow
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          1. শৌনক বসু
            Aug 25, 2016 at 2:03 am
            Well, I have only one thing to say to this british journalist(?). If your filthy country has not looted India for 200 years (and some other countries as well), we would have a lot more money to spend on our athletes and have won more medals than you...
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