August 17, 2022

Kirti azad shared the picture of Swami Vivekananda playing cricket users said this is morphed photo



New Delhi. A tweet by former cricketer Kirti Azad, who was part of the Indian team that won the ODI World Cup in 1983, is viral on social media. Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Azad has shared a picture on Twitter, claiming that Swami Vivekananda used to play cricket. This picture is being told of the famous Eden Garden of Kolkata. However, this picture turned out to be Fake and the users fiercely scolded Azad. Know the whole matter, Kirti Azad tweeted with a picture and wrote, “Did anyone know about this? How wonderful to see a wonderful person in action like this.” In this picture, Swami Vivekananda is seen bowling. Although this is a photoshopped picture. Some information is also given below this photo. It reads, “This is the time around 1880. When Eden Gardens was 20 years old, at that time a match was being played between Kolkata Cricket Club and Town Club. Narendranath Dutt took 7 wickets in that match. Further he did not play cricket, but later the world came to know him as Swami Vivekananda. Photoshopped pic.twitter.com/C2JWcEADjm — Bhaskhar_0007 (@Bhaskhar_0007) December 17, 2021 The truth of this picture of Kirti Azad soon came to light. Twitter users said that this photo is fake and the information is also fake. A user posted the original picture. He told that this picture is of Headley Variety who used to play for England’s county club Yorkshire. The picture is from the year 1940. When people interrupted, Kirti Azad himself admitted that this photo is not correct, although he also said that Swami Vivekananda was a member of the cricketer club. According to a report, Swami Vivekananda actually took seven wickets for 20 runs while playing for the Town Club. Vivekananda played this match against Kolkata Cricket Club. Read Breaking News first in Hindi News18 Hindi | Today’s latest news, live news updates, read the most trusted Hindi news website News18 Hindi |Tags: Cricket news, Kolkata, Off The Field, Swami vivekanandaFIRST PUBLISHED : December 18, 2021, 14:34 IST

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