Due to coronavirus pandemic, all sports have been cancelled across the globe. As the entire world is sitting at home and practises social distancing, it has been seen that engagement on Twitter has increased a lot. Many cricketers are organising Question and Answer sessions with their fans on Twitter. However, most of them are spending time at home with their families.
Several famous social media handles related to cricket are trying to keep generating content in order to engage their fans. The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) official Twitter handle conducts Q&A sessions with its fans while they also have polls online. These polls help in keeping their fans engaged on social media.
Ravichandran Ashwin responds to ICC’s question
Recently, ICC posted a question for their fans. The question enquired about the misconception related to cricket which people had while growing up. The tweet read, “What cricket misconception did you have for way too long as a child?”
Many fans came up with their answers. Some of them revealed that they thought Ricky Ponting had a spring in his bat while some also revealed that they thought the same about the Sanath Jayasuriya.
Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin who is quite popular for his witty Tweets and comments on social media came up with hilarious response to this question. He said as a child he thought that aerated drinks help cricketers to get back their lost energy while it also helps them to keep good health. “That all cricketers had aerated drinks to regain lost energy and keep good health”, his tweet read.
That all cricketers had aerated drinks to regain lost energy and keep good health. https://t.co/qNmXb64xBw
— lets stay indoors India 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) April 14, 2020
Ravichandran Ashwin has been trying to keep his fans aware of the consequences of stepping out from their homes in this situation. The Indian off-spinner posted several tweets in social media stating that the condition of the COVID-19. In fact, he has changed his username from Ravichandran Ashwin to ‘let’s stay indoor India’ in an attempt to spread awareness of the COVID-19.
The coronavirus threat is spreading like wildfire throughout the world. In India, more than 11,000 people have already got affected by this disease and the country is currently serving a nationwide lockdown till May 3.
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