Shahnawaz Dahani, a Pakistani cricketer, caused controversy on social media when he posted an emotional message about the departure of Pakistan’s bowling coach, Shaun Tait, on January 14.
Tait’s contract is set to expire and he is not expected to be retained. After the ODI series between Pakistan and New Zealand, Shahnawaz Dahani posted a photos on Twitter with the caption “A friend who brought smiles, left last night with tear. #ShaunTait” accompanied by crying and broken-heart emojis, which led some Twitter users to believe that Tait had passed away. Dahani received backlash for the post, which some deemed disrespectful.
Bhai tu English sikh le ya likh mat
— Supreme Strange(FAN ACCOUNT) (@Doc_Supreme_) January 14, 2023
Subha subha heart attack dene ki kya zaroorat thi dahani, I thought he died from this tweet 😭😭😭😭
— ifti’s fave chachi 🥰 (@IftiFC) January 14, 2023
@ShahnawazDahani Bhai , social media manager Chhutti p hain toh post na krey please, Dara diya tha ekdum se 💀.
— ANAM 🇮🇳 (@Anam_Nishat18) January 14, 2023
— CHEE NEWS Parody (@Chee_Newz) January 14, 2023
I thought he died delete this tweet 😩
— Red flag🚩 (@kiteRunnerrr) January 14, 2023