Barmy Army faces backlash for their distasteful tweet on Steve Smith’s birthday

Barmy Army faces backlash for their distasteful tweet on Steve Smith’s birthday

Australian superstar Steve Smith received an outpouring of well wishes from all corners of the cricketing world on his 34th birthday. Fans and fellow cricketers took the opportunity to express their heartfelt messages to the talented batter. However, a social media post by the Barmy Army, recognized as England Cricket’s official fan army, triggered Smith’s admirers.

On Friday, the Barmy Army came up with a tweet that was deemed distasteful, featuring a photo of Smith in tears along with the message, “Happy Birthday Steve Smith. See you soon.” However, upon facing the massive backlash, they deleted their tweet.

The photo of Smith was captured during his press conference at Sydney Airport, where the Australian cricketer openly confronted the ball-tampering scandal that transpired in 2018. During this emotionally charged moment, Smith shed tears as he add

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