Mumbai: Harsh Goenka, Rising Pune Supergiant owner Sanjeev Goenka’s brother and businessman, is facing severe criticism following his tweet on MS Dhoni after the Pune-based Indian Premier League (IPL) side defeated Mumbai Indians by seven wickets to begin their IPL 10 campaign with a win.
Right before the beginning of IPL 10, Dhoni was sacked as RPSG skipper and the Australian skipper was roped in to lead the team which finished seventh in the previous edition of the tournament under Dhoni.
While Dhoni did not speak a word on the sacking, the decision was not received well by some of the Dhoni fans.
Although Smith led from the front with an unbeaten 84-run knock, Goenka’s tweet did not go down well with Twitteratti.
Goenka wrote: “#RPSvMI Smith proves who’s the king of the jungle. Overshadows Dhoni totally. Captains innings. Great move to appoint him as captain.”
He deleted the tweet later but could not avoid the backlash.
Goenka tried to justify his earlier when questioned by a fan.
When another Twitter user expressed disappointment over Goenka's tweet, he said:...