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By S Vikram | Aug 01, 2019 07:39 PM

In a bizarre turn of events on social media, England’s World Cup star Jofra Archer was linked to Prithvi Shaw’s suspension from cricket. The 19-year-old Prithvi Shaw was suspended by BCCI after he accidentally consumed the prohibited substance commonly found in cough syrups. Due to this doping violation, he will not be eligible for any selection until November 15.

Prithivi Shaw’s suspension linked with Jofra Archer tweet

Prithivi Shaw was charged with the commission of an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) under the BCCI ADR Article 2.1 on July 16 and provisionally suspended pending determination of the charge. Shaw expressed his disappointment and concern over the ban through his twitter stating that he accepts the fate with sincerity.  In the letter, he also added that he would come back faster and stronger.

There were a lot of people who replied to Prithvi Shaw’s tweet on sympathizing tone but all of a sudden, English fast bowler Jofray Archer’s verified account tweet was linked into the comment. The tweet read, “Unlucky Shaw”. For those who failed to look at the date of the tweet, it would be just another condolence reply.

The Jofra Archer’s tweet from September 2015 had been linked by the users saying that he had predicted Prithivi Shaw’s future so long back. Later, other users linked the tweet with a footballer, 'Luke Shaw' of Manchester united which was confirmed by one of the fans with statistics. 

However, it is clear that Jofra Archer’s "Unlucky Shaw" tweet was voluntarily linked by the twitter users to express the “Unlucky” phase of Prithivi Shaw in his cricketing career.