Sachin Tendulkar Annoyed By Malicious Tweets From Fake Account On Social Media

Updated - 27 Nov 2019, 05:02 PM

Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar is confident to see India shining in South Africa. Photo Credit: AP.

Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar who is quite active on social media, especially on Twitter was recently irked by malicious tweets from a fake account that operates with his son’s name. He had urged Twitter India to take quick action against a fake Twitter profile. It has been learnt that the fake account impersonating his son Arjun Tendulkar has been active since June 2018.

The fake accounts are frequently posting malicious tweets against celebrities, personalities and institutions. Sachin Tendulkar who had spotted this infamous activity on Twitter only recently took to his social media account to confirm that his son Arjun and daughter, Sara are not on the micro-blogging Twitter platform.

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Sachin Tendulkar family (Credits – Twitter)

Arjun and Sara are not on Twitter: Sachin Tendulkar

“I wish to clarify that my son Arjun & daughter Sara are not on Twitter. The account @jr_tendulkar is wrongfully impersonating Arjun and posting malicious tweets against personalities & institutions. Requesting @TwitterIndia to act on this as soon as possible,” Sachin Tendulkar wrote on Twitter in order to avoid further confusion regarding this matter.

The Twitter account in question has the son of Sachin Tendulkar’s action picture as a profile photo and a cover pic of Arjun at Lord’s. “Official. Left Arm Medium Pacer. Son of God,” reads the account’s bio. According to Twitter, the account has been active since June 2018.

Arjun Tendulkar
Arjun Tendulkar. Credits: Getty

On the work front, Arjun Tendulkar was last seen in cricketing action in August this year when he spiced it up for Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers in the Second Eleven Championship in England. Arjun is a left-arm medium-pace bowler and has featured for Mumbai at the U-16 and U-19 level.

Impressed by his contribution, he was roped in for the Mumbai senior team for a pre-season tourney earlier this year. It is worth mentioning here that Arjun has plied his trade for India U-19 in June 2018 for two 4-day matches in Sri Lanka.

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