Fans of Umran Malik have roasted BCCI after it wished J&K speedster on his 23rd birthday.
“Here’s wishing #TeamIndia’s young pace sensation @umran_malik_01 a very happy birthday,” BCCI tweeted with an illustration of the fast bowler.
It opened floodgates with Umran’s fans swooping down on BCCI. “Young talent ko chance do na ki sirf paani pilane ko le jao whaa, world cup me dekh lia Rohit and Rahul ko apne man ki marji karne ka natiza.” tweeted a fan.
“It’s time @BCCI give equal opportunity to youngsters for T20 rather than burning talent out on the bench while hoping and waiting for the big names to perform as was the case with the two recent wc n Asia cup selection! While pak played a young afridi @18yrs for the WC 21,” wrote another fan.
, “Kilaye to ho nhi use jab apki scheme me mohammad siraj h to aapne shami ki jagah use kyu nhi khilaya , ab achanak se aap siraj ko le aye jab md siraj wc khilana hi nhi h to nye bowlers ko kyu nhi khilate,” said the third.
Earlier, former India cricketers Irfan Pathan and Robin Uthappa also took to Twitter to wish the fast bowler on his 23rd birthday.
“Wishing the young speedster Umran Malik a very happy birthday. May you break many stumps,” Irfan tweeted.
“Happy birthday Umran Malik Have a super successful year ahead! Looking forward to watching more of you on the big stage!!” tweeted Uthappa.