Social media is a wonderful way for celebrities to connect with their fans directly. There have been instances of celebrities interacting directly with the fan. However, the platform can be a disaster sometimes. After the first semifinal between New Zealand and Pakistan in the ongoing 20-20 World Cup 2022, Danny Morrison faced the dark side of social media. Apparently, the cricketer turned commentator from New Zealand spotted a ‘Fake Tweet’ on him.
In the tweet, a user wrote “I hope we see a Pakistan vs India final and Pakistan beat them. We all want justice against corrupt cricket mafia,” The user used Morrison’s image and name. After an hour or so, the former Kiwi pacer spotted the tweet and decided to rant on it. He said “I’ve just seen this… absolute garbage!!!!.. so over this crap on social platforms,” Morrison mentioned in his tweet.
I’ve just seen this… absolute garbage!!!!.. 😡🤬 so over this crap on social platforms!!! 🤬
— Danny Morrison (@SteelyDan66) November 9, 2022
Nasser Hussain also faced the ugly side of social media
Notably, Morrison isn’t the only commentator to face such a thing during the ongoing showpiece event. After the India-Pakistan game, a Twitter user used former England skipper Nasser Hussain‘s name and image to make a fake Tweet. The user wrote, “The umpires made some weird decision in favour of India today but maybe we should keep quiet and not upset World Cricket Governing Council and Indian Cricket Board.”
In reply, Hussain wrote, “Probably best if you can delete this please .. it’s fake news and a fake quote and definitely not what a great game of cricket like todays deserves !! Thanks”.
Probably best if you can delete this please .. it’s fake news and a fake quote and definitely not what a great game of cricket like todays deserves !! Thanks
— Nasser Hussain (@nassercricket) October 23, 2022
Apparently, a lot of Pakistan fans weren’t able to accept that the fourth ball of the last over was rightly called a no-ball. Former India skipper Virat Kohli had hit a six and earned seven runs for his team when they needed 13 off three balls. The six on the no-ball meant that the equation came down to six runs off three balls. India managed to win the game on the last ball.