Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings are two of the most popular and successful teams in the Indian Premier League. In a recent match between the two teams, Mumbai Indians’ captain Rohit Sharma was dismissed for a three-ball duck, leading to some trolling by the Punjab Kings’ Twitter admin.
However, the Mumbai Indians’ Twitter admin responded with a clever and respectful tweet, reminding everyone of Rohit Sharma’s six IPL trophies and the fact that the Punjab Kings have yet to win a single one.The match took place at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, and saw the Punjab Kings score a massive total of 214/3 in their 20 overs.
Liam Livingstone and Jitesh Sharma were the stars of the innings, scoring 82* and 49*, respectively. In response, the Mumbai Indians chased down the target in 18.5 overs and won the game by six wickets.
Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav were the heroes of the chase, scoring 75 off 41 balls and 66 off 31 balls, respectively.While the match result was certainly impressive for the Mumbai Indians, it was Rohit Sharma’s dismissal that grabbed most of the headlines.
The Punjab Kings’ Twitter admin wasted no time in trolling Rohit Sharma, tweeting “RO” with a laughing emoji to indicate the captain’s duck. However, the Mumbai Indians’ Twitter admin was quick to respond, highlighting Rohit Sharma’s incredible record of six IPL trophies, the most by any player in the tournament’s history.
In the same tweet, they alsoreminded everyone that the Punjab Kings have yet to win a single IPL trophy. The tweet ended with the hashtag #Respect. This exchange on Twitter highlights the friendly but competitive nature of the IPL. While the teams may be rivals on the field, they also have respect for each other’s achievements and talents.
Rohit Sharma 🏆 x 6️⃣— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) May 3, 2023
KXIP 🏆 x 0️⃣
PBKS 🏆 x 0️⃣#Respect
To all Police departments,— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) May 3, 2023
Nothing to report here. We just played a game of cricket in Mohali and a team was beaten here. You guys have important matters to take care of. Thank you for your services as always 🇮🇳💙#OneFamily #PBKSvMI #MumbaiMeriJaan #MumbaiIndians #TATAIPL
It also shows how social media has become an important part of sports fandom and how teams can use it to engage with their fans andpromote their brand.The recent match between Mumbai Indians and Punjab Kings had its fair share of drama, with Rohit Sharma’s dismissal leading to some playful banter on Twitter.
However, the Mumbai Indians’ Twitter admin responded with a clever and respectful tweet, reminding everyone of Rohit Sharma’s incredible record of six IPL trophies and the importance of respecting one’s opponents.