In a festive gesture, cricket legend Waqar Younis extended warm Christmas wishes to fellow icon Brian Lara, sparking an unexpected reaction from Twitterati. The lighthearted trolling ensued, adding a touch of humor to the exchange between the two sports legends. As the cricketing world witnessed this friendly banter, fans and followers chimed in with their own amusing responses, turning a simple holiday greeting into an entertaining social media moment.
Lara- Waqar twitter Controversy
Waqar Younis, a former Pakistani bowling legend and the current coach of the national team, commands widespread respect in world cricket. Boasting nearly 800 international wickets, he stands as one of the all-time greatest fast bowlers in the history of world cricket.
Recently, the highly respected cricketer faced trolling on social media when Twitter users mocked him for extending Christmas wishes to another great cricketer of his generation, Brian Charles Lara. The initial tweet offering Christmas greetings came from Lara.
Brian wrote, “Merry Christmas to all! Enjoy the festive season but spare a thought and a prayer for all whose Xmas may not be a joyous occasion #weloveyou”
Merry Christmas to all! Enjoy the festive season but spare a thought and a prayer for all whose Xmas may not be a joyous occasion #weloveyou
— Brian Lara (@BrianLara) December 24, 2015
Waqar wishes Lara on Twitter
In response, Waqar wrote, “@BrianLara hope you and the family are well BC!”
@BrianLara hope you and the family are well BC!
— Waqar Younis (@waqyounis99) December 25, 2015