S Sreesanth’s heavily toned body inspires jokes and memes at Harbhajan Singh’s expensehttps://indianexpress.com/article/sports/cricket/s-sreesanth-harbhajan-singh-slap-jokes-twitter-5251703/

S Sreesanth’s heavily toned body inspires jokes and memes at Harbhajan Singh’s expense

S Sreesanth's evolution into a well-toned muscular beast has not gone unnoticed by netizens. Or even by those who used it to make jokes using Harbhajan Singh.

S Sreesanth slapped by Harbhajan Singh in IPL 2008
S Sreesanth was slapped by Harbhajan Singh during IPL 2008. (Source: File photo)

Cricketer S Sreesanth’s image sporting a lean body has not gone unnoticed by those on social media even as the player continues to fight to return to the field. Ever since his last public appearance and picture, Sreesanth has toned up quite well and built up a superb physique and it was there for everyone to see when the player posted an image on his Instagram account. Once a skinny member of the Indian team, Sreesanth has transformed into a Hulk-like model as he gets ready to hit the movie screens. As per reports, Sreesanth feature in Kannada film Kempegowda 2. He is already a politician as well in Kerala.

The seamer has been posting his workout pics and how his body is evolving on a daily basis. In the latest pictures shared, it shows off a chiselled body and while some applauded his workout routine, some chose to see the funny side of it. And it came at Harbhajan Singh’s expense. It is worth remembering that the duo were involved in a controversy during Indian Premier League (IPL) 2008 when in a game between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Harbhajan slapped Sreesanth angered by the celebrations when getting MI players out. Harbhajan was subsequently banned from that season of the IPL and banned for five ODIs by BCCI.

Ensuing jokes and reactions to Sreesanth’s well-toned body had Twitterati laughing.

Sreesanth is currently out of action as his battle to return to the cricket field continues with the BCCI. He was handed a life ban on match fixing charges during IPL 2013. However, the court has since lifted the ban on the player even though BCCI continues to challenge the verdict.

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