England all-rounder Ben Stokes is currently staying in New Zealand in order to be with his ailing father who was diagnosed with brain cancer. Earlier, the star all-rounder jetted off to Christchurch mid-way through the Test series against Pakistan last month.
The 29-year-old all-rounder didn’t ply his trade for Rajasthan Royals in the first two games of this season’s IPL. Needless to say, he would join Rajasthan Royals soon.
There is no further development or any confirmation about Ben Stokes’ comeback date for IPL 2020. It is certain that he is expected to arrive in the United Arab Emirates to join the Royals camp in the middle of the tournament.
Stokes receives painful messages on Instagram
Nowadays, social media lets cricketers share content with their fans. Cricketers keep their fans and followers updated about their whereabouts, latest activities, and so on. On the dark side, social media has often misused by a certain section of users.
Some people often hurl abuses on cricketers if their performances are not up to the mark. Incidents of haters spewing venom the cricketers with racist remarks are many these days.
But sometimes, being on social media attracts a lot of negativity for the players. Trollers often use social media for abusing professional cricketers.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes recently went through an ordeal after one of the abusers made cruel comments on the England international including his family members.
Ben Stokes shares screenshot
The troller wished bad for Ben Stokes and his parents which was shocking. After coming across such hatred comments, Ben Stokes took to Instagram and exposed him to 1.3 million followers.
The star all-rounder shared the whole screenshot of the infamous abuse as his Instagram story. The cricketer lashed out at the abuser for his derogatory comments. After posting the screenshot, Stokes came up with a caption that reads: “Some of the stuff you get sent”
In a series of messages below, the abuser targeted Ben Stokes and his family members. In the conversation, the hater told the England international that he hopes he and his parents have a bad fate.
The harasser hopes Ben Stokes’ parents get diagnosed with AIDS. He also told the cricketer to jump off a building in a bid to get paralyzed. The abuser still didn’t stop spewing venom on Ben Stokes’ inbox as he kept on abusing the cricketer.
The abuser went on to call Ben a traitor. In his last message, he wished the England cricketer to get robbed and die with his family.