Time For #SweetMangoes! Twitter Flooded With Mango Pics After LSG’s Embarrassing Defeat

by Sanjana Shenoy
Time For #SweetMangoes! Twitter Flooded With Mango Pics After LSG’s Embarrassing Defeat

The Internet never forgets. Virat Kohli and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) fans never forgive. Little did we know the IPL season would slowly turn into a full-on ‘Sweet Mango’ season. If your social media feeds are filled with pictures of mangoes, know that it’s just revenge best served cold. Ever since Mumbai Indians brutally defeated Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL 2023 play-offs, Afghanistan pacer Naveen-ul-Haq seems to be getting a taste of his own #SweetMangoes.

It’s Raining #SweetMangoes On Twitter; Here’s The Context!

If you’re living under a rock and wondering, what’s with the mangoes— pictures, memes, emojis and GIFs— then let’s give you context. The story goes that during the LSG vs RCB match in Lucknow, Virat Kohli and Naveen-ul-Haq were embroiled in a heated exchange. Apart from the verbal exchange that happened on the field. Off the field, the LSG bowler later took to his Instagram handle to share a ‘sweet mango’ story on Instagram to tease Virat Kohli after he got out.

Picture Credits: naveen_ul_haq/ Instagram

Over the past few weeks, the rivalry between teams RCB and LSG thickened. Virat Kohli’s and the franchise’s fans joined the bandwagon to take ‘sweet mango’ digs at pacer Naveen-ul-Haq and team LSG. But here’s where things got juicy, last night, MI defeated LSG by a whopping 81 runs. This embarrassing defeat, despite bowler Naveen-ul-Haq getting 4 wickets, resulted in #SweetMangoes trending on Twitter.

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Juicy Mango Tweets To Grab A Bite Of

Tweeple started posting photos of mangoes from their homes with #SweetMangoes. Here are some of the tweets trending on Twitter.



Even Mumbai Indians Players Jumped On The Fruit Cart

Even Mumbai Indians players grabbed a slice of the sweet mangoes. In a now-deleted post, MI players —Kumar Kartikeya, Vishnu Vinod and Sandeep Warrier — posed for a hilarious picture with mangoes on the dining table. Sandeep and Vishnu shared the pictures on their Insta profiles with the caption “Sweet mangoes of the season”. Unfortunately, it’s now deleted. Fear not, here’s a snapshot of the post.

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What do you think of #SweetMangoes? Is mango really the king of fruits, or should it be chikoo?

Cover Image Courtesy: @Arunbudre and @abhisingh075/ Twitter