The world is stuck to India vs Pakistan match in World Cup 2019, and social media is running wild. From Twitter, Instagram to home lawns, rivalries between two political hot-heads is visible. While many have called for a neutral stand—May cricket win—people have got no chill.
Taking to Twitter, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, called out for ‘being civil about match’, she said, “May the best team win in today’s India vs Pakistan cricket match. Every individual has the right to cheer for whichever team they believe in. So let’s be civil about it.”
DC of Srinagar, Shahid Chaudhary, also took a jibe at the sour rivalry, saying, “Probably, India-Pak cricket match is the only event in World where security “bandobast” is made 1000s KM away from the venue!” A few moments later, he also added, “Traffic-free roads & livelier Twitter! Yakeen nahin aata.”
A Twitter user, Reyaz Ahmad tweeted a picture of a caged TV set and wrote:
— Reyaz Ahmad (@Ryaazkhan4) June 16, 2019
Another user tweeted a picture from a Kashmiri wedding, where the special arrangements for guests have been made to watch the clash. See here:
A wedding ceremony in Srinagar #Kashmir ensures TV enters the tent before the groom does.
Via Shuja ul Haq pic.twitter.com/ICBSpp4kiK
— ? (@WosteHaakh__) June 16, 2019
Since it is Kashmir, personal is political. An ample number of Twitterati took a jibe at Pakistan for messing up on the field.
This is the same country that wants Kashmir ?? #PKMKB
— Hrishikesh (@Hrishi_AFC) June 16, 2019
By the time this report was filed, India had scored 123 runs in 22 overs with no loss of wicket.