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World Cup | Vivek Oberoi Triggers Big Debate Over Cricket's Origins While Congratulating England On Win Over New Zealand

Written By Digital Desk | Mumbai | Published:

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  • England beat New Zealand in a nail-biting last-ball thriller to clinch their maiden World Cup title at Lord's Cricket Grounds in London on July 14
  • Actor Vivek Oberoi has once again triggered a debate on Twitter after he wrote: 'The country where cricket was born 6/700 years ago'.

Vivek Oberoi and his tweets often come under the spotlight for wrong reasons. The actor has once again triggered a debate on Twitter after he wrote: 'The country where cricket was born 6/700 years ago'.

He wrote this after England's win in the super over against New Zealand. He wrote: "The country where cricket was born 6/700 years ago, has finally won the #WorldCup for the very first time! Congrats #eng What a historic match! Truly the great sport of #cricket won today! #WC19 #WCFINAL #ENGvNZ"

Within minutes there were comments where the actor was corrected and Netizens dropped comments like: "Err.. The worldcup was born only 44 years ago ..in 1975 ..", while the other said: "Correct ur figures sir it's just 175 years old game...6/700 is too much 🙏🙏".

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According to the research and papers, 'Having originated in south-east England, cricket became the country's national sport in the 18th century and has developed globally in the 19th and 20th centuries.' Take a look at Vivek's tweet -

This is not the first time Vivek Oberoi has been trolled or his tweet on social media has been targetted. A few days back, his distasteful tweet over India Vs New Zealand semi-finals too faced the wrath of Netizens. The 42-year-old actor captioned the GIF and wrote, “This is what happened to Indian fans in the World Cup semi finals!”

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