NEW DELHI - Indian Cricket Board has been left fuming with the ICC over the derogatory tweet.
The International Cricket Council on Wednesday launched an investigation into a social media post relating to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that went out from its official handle.
"ICC is dismayed at a non-cricket related tweet appearing on its Twitter feed earlier today. We would like to extend our sincere apologies to anyone who was offended during the short space of time it was up," ICC said in a tweet after removing the post, the screenshot of which was shared multiple times. "We have launched an investigation into how this happened," the world body stated.
The tweet that appeared this morning related to Modi and self-proclaimed godman Asaram Bapu, who was on Wednesday convicted by a Jodhpur court for raping a teenager at his ashram in 2013.
As soon as the tweet appeared, many users of the platform asked who was handling the ICC account, and the faux pas also left the Indian Cricket Board fuming.