Fake News About Sanath Jayasuriya’s Death Surfaced !! Ashwin’s Tweet Made People Angry !!

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News of famous celebrities meeting their demise spread like wildfire before it turns out to be fake. Another instance happened recently when former Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya was speculated to be dead. But those reports were all rumours as no news organization or an official had given any information regarding the same.

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This month a piece of fake news was shared over the internet about Sanath’s death in a car accident in Canada. The news also took Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin by surprise as he asked the truth behind the speculations to his 9.45 million followers on Twitter.

However, as the news was fake, Many people expressed their frustration over Ashwin’s tweet. Many advised him to ask such sensitive questions to his cricketing circle instead of making people aware of the fake news.

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Sanath had himself denied the news about his car accident on his Twitter account. On May 21, Sanath had said, “Please disregard fake news by malicious websites regarding my health and well being. I am in Srilanka and have not visited Canada recently. Please avoid sharing fake news.”

After seeing all these tweets, Ashwin came to realize that it is a mere rumour and posted it as a tweet to sort everything out :

Let us not make a statement about anything in social media before knowing the truth behind it.

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