Shivam Mavi is a highly talented young cricketer. He has been making waves since his victory in the 2018 U19 World Cup with the junior Indian team. He was part of KKR from 2018 to 2022 and is set to play for the Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2024. The 25-year-old also earned his India cap this year and has played 6 T20Is since then. However, amid, the budding cricketer has found himself becoming the center of attention for the wrong reasons.
Shivam Mavi didn’t like the edited images of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma
Shivam Mavi’s X (formerly Twitter) handle has grabbed fans’ attention due to some suspicious activity. Social media users have noticed that Mavi’s ‘likes’ section is filled with hot and inappropriate pictures of actresses. However, what caused a stir among fans when some tweets claimed that he had also liked edited pictures of his seniors, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, intended to mock them.
These tweets include an edited image of Rohit Sharma in a bikini and another picture where Virat Kohli’s face is photoshopped onto a lady dancer. However, these tweets have proven to be fake, confirming that Shivam Mavi hasn’t liked any of these tweets.
Shivam Mavi liked inappropriate pictures of models
Nevertheless, Shivam Mavi’s activity of liking other inappropriate pictures is indeed real. The thread of liked posts featured hot photos of Bollywood actresses, including Janhvi Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur, Divyansha Kaushik, and others, some of which are inappropriate. As the screenshots of the liked pictures went viral on X, the cricketer locked his account.
Some feel that the UP-born bowler’s account might have been hacked, and the hacker liked the posts. However, other users contradicted this, stating that if it were the case, he would have informed through his Instagram account and wouldn’t have locked the account.
Shivam Mavi was released by Gujarat Titans for IPL 2024 Auction, and was subsequently purchased by LSG for 6.40 crore. Lucknow will be his third IPL franchise, having previously played for KKR and GT. This year, he also made a mark to the national side by taking a four-fer in his debut T20I match. In a 6-match T20I career, he has taken 7 wickets. However, he has been absent from the Indian side since February 2023.