A tweet by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) became a cause of major controversy, on Saturday. As India and England were involved in the second Test match at Lord’s stadium, the menu served to both the teams during the Lunch break. What was the reason for the controversy? Braised Beef Pasta!
The netizens seemed miffed with beef being served to the Indian team during their lunch break. People on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, expressed their displeasure over the incident that occurred during the second Test match at Lords.
See the Tweet by BCCI That Stoked a Major Controversy:
A well earned Lunch for #TeamIndia.
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 11, 2018
People on social media platforms expressed their displeasure over the issue. While some of them seem to be miffed with the issue, some were trolling people who were angry over the issue. We, at LatestLY, bring you the list of reactions people expressed after BCCI’s tweet.
1. Is this the reason for India's loss?
Pata nahi kya hoga in logo ka. Are bhai khane jate h aur ghumne jate h london. Hume bhi le chalo apne paise se. Hum bhi dekh aaye london. Kas france bhi cricket khelta toh ye log effiel tower free mein ghum lete.
— Amit Kumar (@ak98588) August 11, 2018
2. Is Holy Cow the reason?
Aab pata chata beef ke chakkar mein run Nahi baan raha hai 😉😉😉
— Mani...✍️✍️📝📝 (@whiztwitts) August 11, 2018
3. Are Foreigners, Anti-national too?
Kyun bawaal macha rahe ho Beef per? That's a just a Menu and that too outside India!! Ab angrej bhi anti national ho gaye kya?
— IamIndian (@Unfuk_Withable) August 11, 2018
4. Leave Beef, Where's the Milk?
Don't see any milk in this menu! Our Shami bhai likes it very much! 😁
— शशांक (@iShhhshank) August 11, 2018
5. This went a little too far... 'Right'?
बीफ़ खाओगे तो ऐसे ही खेल पाओगे,
तुम लोग ही देश के युवाओं को गुमराह करते हो, ओर बीफ़ खाने के लिये प्रेरित....
सुधर जाओ @BCCI अभी भी वक़्त है
— Jeevan 🚩[राष्ट्रवादी]🚩 (@Jeevan_sanchore) August 11, 2018
6. Are there any, please let this person know about it!
Beef in the menu? How? Any anti nationals in the team?
— Merphy Philip (@merphy_philip) August 11, 2018
7. It surely is. But then...
Cow protection is part of Indian Constitution...I prefer to eat everything other than beef.....
— Balu Mahendra (@balumahendra_v) August 11, 2018
At the end of play on Day 3, the England team were playing on 357/6, with Chris Woakes unbeaten on 120, while Sam Curran remained not out on 22. The Indian bowlers had a forgettable day after a stupendous pre-lunch session. Stay tuned with us for all the latest updates on India vs England Test Series 2018!