Shobhaa De's Another Mindless Tweet Targets The Indian Women's Cricket Team

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| August 3 , 2017 , 12:52 IST

Shobhaa De's back at it again. The last time she was in the news, it was for some mindless drivel that she called an opinion which she posted on Twitter. After her mindless drivel about the Indian Olympic attempt, now, in light of the Indian Women's Cricket Team almost winning the World Cup and the subsequent exposure they've received, she had this to say.

She tweeted, "Oh Lord! Please protect our amazing women cricketers from crass commercialization and greed that has ruined most of our Boys in Blue".

The country is celebrating the Indian cricket team's spellbinding performance at the ICC Women's World Cup in England. The team did not win the tournament but won a billion hearts with their stellar runs in the World Cup. 

Naturally, the players received a grand response from the authorities and people alike. Captain Mithali Raj, who became the highest run-getter in women's ODI, was presented a BMW car by Telangana Badminton Association at a ceremony in Hyderabad. 

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While people on social media cheered for the skipper and the team, a tweet from author and columnist Shobhaa De, seemingly referring to the BMW, landed her in a controversy on the micro-blogging site.

The Indian cricket team reached the finals of the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup but lost to England by just nine runs. But their run in the tournament captivated the country and won praise from all quarters, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat', PM.