Feminist Shobhaa De Praises Women Cricketers And Mocks Indian Male Cricketers, Gets Slammed By People

Despite losing out on their maiden ICC Women’s World Cup trophy as runners-up, the India women’s cricket team have won hearts all over the country for their efforts. And after all the praises and blessings that poured in for the India eves, Shobhaa De has sparked debate on social media for her controversial comment on the team.

The veteran columnist wished that Mithali Raj and co don’t get ‘spoiled’ like their male counterparts. Shobhaa De wrote, “Oh Lord! Please protect our amazing women cricketers from crass commercialisation and greed that has ruined most of our Boys in Blue.”

Shobha De’s tweet went viral and Tweeple thrashed the writer with harsh questions. People raised the question that why can’t the women cricketers take advantage of their success.

Check out some of the reactions that Shobhaa’s controversial tweet got: