Harbhajan Singh Lashes Out After Being Misquoted On Social Media

Veteran India spinner Harbhajan Singh urged some miscreants to stop posting false quotes on his name and start supporting Team India.

With the advent of social media, the bridge between the players and their fans have shortened to a great extent. Players keep their fans updated about their professional and personal lives, much to the fans’ delight. In some cases, the players also give the fans a chance to interact with them. However, not everything is so casual and delightful on social media. It has its own drawbacks.

Fans criticising players with inappropriate remarks, abusing, below the belt comments and wrong quotes are some of the negative aspects of social media. Well, Harbhajan Singh recently fell victim to it. A page on Instagram dedicated to India opener Rohit Sharma misquoted Harbhajan as saying that he would not support India if the team does not include Rohit in the Test side for the upcoming series against Australia, he would start supporting Australia blindly.

But fortunately, Harbhajan came across the post and quickly responded to it. He took to Twitter to confirm that he was misquoted, writing:

I don’t know who and how these people are attributing these stupid quotes to me! Stop everything, and let’s cheer for India! “

Meanwhile, India will take on Australia in four-Test series.  Adelaide opens the Test summer against India on December 6 in a blockbuster Border-Gavaskar Trophy series. The Perth Stadium will host its first Test match when India visit for the second Border-Gavaskar match, before the series moves back to Melbourne and Sydney for the traditional Boxing Day and New Year’s games respectively.

Following the Tests, there will be three ODIs. Sydney Cricket Ground will host the first ODI on January 12. The long tour will conclude with the third ODI at MCG on January 18.

India tour of Australia schedule:

Test series:

December 6-10 – Australia v India, Adelaide Oval, 1st Test
December 14-18 – Australia v India, Perth Stadium, 2nd Test
December 26-30 – Australia v India, MCG, 3rd Test
January 3-7 – Australia v India, SCG, 4th Test

ODI series:

January 12 – Australia v India, SCG, 1st ODI
January 15 – Australia v India, Adelaide Oval, 2nd ODI
January 18 – Australia v India, MCG, 3rd ODI

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