Rohit Sharma on Tuesday batted for saving tress of Aarey colony. The Indian cricketer took to Twitter to slam cutting of trees in Mumbai’s Aarey Colony, which is the trending topic in Mumbai City at present. The Aarey issue relates to cutting of about 2700 trees in Aarey colony, a green area of Mumbai. Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation wants to cut the tress to facilitate the construction of a car shed for Mumbai Metro project. However, many residents and environmentalists have opposed the cutting of trees. Sharma was also severely trolled for his tweet by some Twitter users. Latest ICC Test Batsmen Rankings 2019: Rohit Sharma Reaches Career-Best 17th Spot After Twin Centuries Against South Africa.
Batting for saving Aarey forest, Sharma wrote on Twitter, “Even if there is more to the story, nothing is worth cutting down something so vital. Part of Mumbai being slightly greener & slight difference in the temperature is mainly because of #AareyColony. How can we take that away, not to mention thousands of animals will displace”. Have a look at Sharma’s tweet below.
Rohit Sharma on Aarey!
Even if there is more to the story, nothing is worth cutting down something so vital. Part of Mumbai being slightly greener & slight difference in the temperature is mainly because of #AareyColony. How can we take that away, not to mention thousands of animals will displace.
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) October 8, 2019
While some appreciated Sharma’s response on Aarey issue, others started trolling him over the post. Twitterati replied with some hilarious tweets to Sharma. While some said that even cricket bats are made up of trees, others asked him to concentrate on cricket. Some others also replied with funny memes. Have a look at some of the tweets. Rohit Sharma’s New Cricket Academy to Be Launched in Mumbai on October 18.
10-20 ped to tumhare bats ke liye bhi kaate jaate hain.. pic.twitter.com/HVgNeHqWQD
— Keh Ke Peheno (@coolfunnytshirt) October 8, 2019
भाई कभी मुंबई लोकल में सफर किया करो सब पता चल जाएगा किस तकलीफ से लोग गुजर रहे है
एसी कमरे में बैठ कर ट्वीट तो कोई भी कर सकता है pic.twitter.com/m99dX33doY
— Pankaj bhardwaj 🇮🇳🚩 (@Pankajbh29) October 8, 2019
Instead of having thorough knowledge cricketers should not blabber on everything. When you guys buy costly SUVs which waste fuel and buy apartments on previously greener lands, please give your gyaan there.
— Sinhrann (@sinhrann) October 8, 2019
Rohit Sharma Trolled!
Do us a favor and stop taking flights! Quit cricket or use stone bats
— 🇮🇳🇮🇳Bharat Mata Ki Jai!! (@nidi_nj) October 8, 2019
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court has prohibited the cutting of more tree in the matter till next hearing. The Apex court has also recorded a statement from Devendra Fadnavis-led Maharashtra Government that no more trees will be cut till October 21. SC has also ordered Maharashtra Police to release all the activists detained in the matter. Activists have also launched a campaign on Twitter named #ArreyChipko and #SaveAarey.
Rohit Sharma showed brilliant batting in the first Test against South Africa in Visakhapatnam. The Indian cricketer smashed centuries in both the innings of the match and was adjudged player of the match for his spectacular batting. Sharma played as an opener for the first time in Tests and broke many records. India won the match by 203 runs and lead the series 1-0.