Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor wishes on Indian women’s cricket team ahead ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 final match between India and England. Kapoor wrote on his twitter account “Waiting for a respect of Sourav Ganguly’s act on the balcony of The Lords Ground, London when India beat England 2002 NatWest series final! YO.”
The final match being played at The Lords, where former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly took off his shirt and waved it to fans after they won NatWest series against England in 2002. However, many people have found actor Rishi’s tweet unpleasant and sexist.
One user wrote on a twitter account that “You said Sourav’s act, and that time he was captain, please don’t mind but sir please think twice before tweeting anything.”
Another user wrote “Have you checked whether Sourav Ganguly is the Lord’s? Please don’t try to cover up your sexism with stupidity.”
Rishi Kapoor hinted that is tweet was misunderstood and people have thinking wrong on him. Rishi got angry and wrote that “WHAT WRONG HAVE I SAID? I DIDNT SAY ANY FEMALE PLAYER SHOULD! I ONLY SAID SOURAV GANGULY SHOULD REPEAT HIS SHOW. YOU HAVE A WRONG MIND DEAR!.”
However, the Bollywood celebrities took to twitter to wish the Indian women’s cricket team who have lost the final match against England on Sunday. The celebrities who took to Twitter included Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Amitabh Bachchan. King Khan wrote “I wish I was there to give the Lovely Ladies a hug. Be proud girls we have achieved greatness today. @BCCIWomen u made all Indians proud.”