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‘Moeen Ali would have joined ISIS’: Taslima Nasreen tweet on England all-rounder irks Jofra Archer


England pacer Jofra Archer may be an aggressive bowler on the sector however he gained hearts along with his calm and composed reply to Bangladesh creator Taslima Nasreen on Tuesday.

Taslima had stated that England all-rounder Moeen Ali would have joined the worldwide terrorist group ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) if he wasn’t enjoying cricket.

“If Moeen Ali were not stuck with cricket, he would have gone to Syria to join ISIS,” Taslima tweeted.

Archer, who has 96 international wickets under his belt, didn’t take it calmly and wrote: “Are you okay ? I don’t think you’re okay.”

The Bangladesh creator 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 on no account humorous or “sarcastic”

“Sarcastic? No one is laughing, not even yourself, the least you can do is delete the tweet,” Archer tweeted.

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.

Moeen is without doubt 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) within the upcoming IPL.

Last week, Moeen had stated that each participant on the planet needs to play below the management of CSK skipper MS Dhoni.

Moeen was purchased by CSK for INR 7 crore within 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 within the final season, CSK will nonetheless enter the 2021 version of the IPL as one of many favourites, given the franchise’s observe file on Indian soil. Not to overlook the expertise the aspect has at its disposal.

(With ANI inputs)



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