The rivalry India and Pakistan share on the cricket field is only trumped by the rivalry between the two arch-rivals on social media. The Indian Premier League (IPL), undoubtedly, established the benchmark for all other nations for their own franchise leagues.

Neighbouring nation Pakistan soon initiated their own league modulated by the idea of world’s premium T20 event by the name of Pakistan Super League (PSL). Various stars from all across the globe participated in the event since its inception in 2016.

Wahab Riaz
Wahab Riaz of Peshawar Zalmi. Image Courtesy: Twitter

PSL boasts the likes of Brendon McCullum, Kieron Pollard, Kumar Sangakkara, Shahid Afridi, Kevin Pietersen and many others in this edition of the league. However, the quality of cricket and its following could not quite match the expected standards in the recent years.

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The first few matches of the much-hyped league hosted saw empty stands and low viewership, much to the disappointment of their fans. The primary reason for the failure of the event is the neutral venues of UAE.

Empty Stands of PSL

Flocking to places like Abu Dhabi and Dubai from Pakistan may not be feasible for common Pakistani crowd. Due to security concerns in the country, players have been reluctant to play in the terrorism-plagued country.

That said, the Indian contingent on Twitter took this as an opportunity to troll Pakistan Cricket for the failure of the event. The proud Indians rubbed their noses in the success of IPL and the failure of PSL. Some of the reactions will guarantee to tickle the funny bone.

Here is a selection

https://twitter.com/Woh_ladka/status/968020622231060481

https://twitter.com/imRoccky/status/968024966779334663

https://twitter.com/James_Beyond/status/967997773860737026

https://twitter.com/EkAkeleSbkoPele/status/967686015732166656

https://twitter.com/James_Beyond/status/967683761574948864

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