Just a couple of days after his Twitter account was hacked, former Australia allrounder Shane Watson experienced yet another issue online when his Instagram account also suffered the same fate. On Tuesday, the Chennai Super Kings star’s Instagram account was hacked and the hacker once again posted some objectionable pictures through his account.
Last Friday, Watson’s Twitter account was hacked for nearly half-an-hour during which there were a series of tweets, which included fat-shaming statements and racial slurs among others. Watson’s name was also changed to ‘crimin.al.’ After fans raised an alarm, Watson’s account was restored to its original status, and all the offensive tweets were deleted.
The hackers once again posted some derogatory images through his Instagram account. Following are two screenshots of the hacked account:
But unlike Twitter, the Instagram authorities are taking longer than expected to restore the account and Shane Watson himself had to take to Twitter to state the same. The star allrounder expressed his disappointment over the issue as he tweeted:
“Twitter last Friday where amazing at getting onto it so quickly but Instagram…….. where are you?????”
Twitter last Friday where amazing at getting onto it so quickly but Instagram…….. where are you?????
— Shane Watson (@ShaneRWatson33) October 15, 2019
Shane Watson has played more than 700 international and domestic matches, scoring over 25,000 runs and claiming over 600 wickets.
The 38-year-old, who quit international cricket in 2016, is a right-handed batsman and a right-handed fast-medium swing bowler. He debuted in 2002 in ODI and retired in 2016 as world No. 1 T20I all-rounder. He is likely to be seen in action for Chennai Super Kings in the next edition. The hard-hitting allrounder has been one of the most important members of the team in the last two seasons.