Many foreign cricketers have become familiar with the Indian things thanks to IPL. The tournament is an excellent stage to exchange culture among other nations. As a result it might not be a good idea to target these players in native language.
Especially when it comes to Hindi, it has become quite a common language. This is because it is often spoken on cricket field during games. Foreign players also use them sometimes during advertisements. As a result it makes them familiar with the indigenous tongue.
Recently a Twitter user tried to embarrass Kiwi all-rounder Jimmy Neesham with a Hindi curse word. The 28-year-old has previously matches those who tried to embarrass him with native terms. This time too his reply won appreciation from everyone.
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Neesham played for Delhi in IPL
The Kiwi player was part of the Delhi Capitals (formerly Delhi Daredevils) in the IPL. He was also purchased by Kolkata Knight Riders but didn’t feature in a match. This year he went unsold in the auction.
Neesham recently played limited-overs cricket against Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh. Apart from that he represented Wellington in Plunket Shield. Since his debut in 2012, Neesham has scored over 1800 runs and has taken 69 wickets.
Jimmy is a handy left-handed batsman and a right-handed bowler. In T20 format he has an impressive strike rate of more than 138. Meanwhile Twitter users loved Neesham’s reply to the one who tried to embarrass him.