Taslima had stated that England all-rounder Moeen Ali would have joined the international terrorist group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) if he wasn’t taking part in cricket.
“If Moeen Ali were not stuck with cricket, he would have gone to Syria to join ISIS,” Taslima tweeted.
Archer, who has 96 worldwide wickets underneath his belt, did not take it calmly and wrote: “Are you okay ? I don’t think you’re okay.”
Are you okay ? I don’t suppose you’re okay https://t.co/rmiFHhDXiO
— Jofra Archer (@JofraArcher) 1617711721000
The Bangladesh author tried to calm issues down and later claimed that her tweet on Moeen was “sarcastic” in nature.
“Haters know very well that my Moeen Ali tweet was sarcastic. But they made that an issue to humiliate me because I try to secularize Muslim society & I oppose Islamic fanaticism. One of the greatest tragedies of humankind is pro-women leftists support anti-women Islamists,” she wrote.
But Archer urged her to delete the tweet because it was under no circumstances humorous or “sarcastic”.
“Sarcastic ? No one is laughing , not even yourself , the least you can do is delete the tweet,” Archer tweeted.
Sarcastic ? No one is laughing , not even your self , the least you are able to do is delete the tweet https://t.co/Dl7lWdvSd4
— Jofra Archer (@JofraArcher) 1617712494000
Former England pacer Ryan Sidebottom floated an concept of deleting Taslima’s Twitter account. “I think you might need to check if you’re feeling ok !!! Maybe delete your account too,” Sidebottom tweeted.
@taslimanasreen I believe you would possibly want to examine for those who’re feeling okay !!! Maybe delete your account too.
— Ryan Sidebottom 💙 (@RyanSidebottom) 1617712224000
Moeen is one of the key gamers in England’s white-ball setup. The World Cup-winning all-rounder will now be seen in motion for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the upcoming IPL.
Last week, Moeen had stated that each participant in the world wants to play underneath the management of CSK skipper MS Dhoni.
Moeen was purchased by CSK for INR 7 crore in the gamers’ public sale held in February 2021.
“I think what differentiates CSK from other teams is actually how they structure everything… from the squad they have to the way they do things. They look a very calm franchise that doesn’t panic,” the official web site of CSK quoted Moeen as saying.
“I’ve spoken to players who have played under MS and they tell me how he improves their game. I believe a great captain does that. I think it’s something on every player’s wish list to play under MS. I think it’s the confidence and the clarity he gives people. It’s exciting,” he added.
Meanwhile, regardless of witnessing a dismal run in the final season, CSK will nonetheless enter the 2021 version of the IPL as one of the favourites, given the franchise’s observe file on Indian soil. Not to neglect the expertise the aspect has at its disposal.