David Warner And Ellyse Perry's Photoshopped Picture By Australian Daily Mocked On Twitter

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Did 'The Australian' intend to be sexist when they photoshopped the picture of David Warner being taller than Ellyse Perry? Twitterati certainly thought so.

Written By Mrigank Pandey | Mumbai | Updated On:
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The Australian Cricket Awards on Monday saw David Warner and Ellyse Perry getting two of the highest honours in Australian cricket. Warner was awarded the Allan Border medal while Ellyse Perry was awarded with the Belinda Clark medal for her contributions to Australian cricket. An Australian newspaper, The Australian, has however come under fire for allegedly being sexist in the portrayal of the two cricketers.

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David Warner made taller than Ellyse Perry in photograph

David Warner and Ellyse Perry's pictures were printed on the newspaper's first page as the two appeared next to each other. The peculiar detail that the fans ended up picking, however, was that Warner appeared taller than Perry even though the explosive left-hander is actually shorter than the star female cricketer. A Twitter user posted the photo comparisons on his profile with a very subtle caption.

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Fans were soon taken aback by the newspaper's portrayal of Warner's height and responses followed.

 

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It has been speculated that the newspaper may have not received pictures of the pair together and had to end up editing the couple together in the most crafty way possible with the resources available.

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