Athletes join Kohli for #JerseyKnowsNoGender movement
Updated on: Nov 16, 2018 2:40 pm IST
The Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli kickstarted the #JerseyKnowsNoGender movement on Twitter to support India’s women cricket team and in no time he has received astounding support. Several athletes have shared their pictures and messages on Twitter to support Team Inda in ICC’s women’s world T20.
Kohli kickstarts the #JerseyKnowsNoGender movement on Twitter
In a video posted on Twitter, Virat Kohli asked everyone to support Indian women cricket team. He said that he is super proud of India’s girls wearing our colors and playing their hearts out. He added that wearing the jersey and playing for your country is a proud moment and this jersey doesn’t care who you are, where you come from, or what your gender is. He asked everyone to hold their arms up and support Team Indian in the West Indies.
We’re on our way to the semi-finals.. and it’s time to back Team India to bring home the World Cup! #JerseyKnowsNoGender💪
I nominate @RishabPant777, @NSaina, @chetrisunil11 and all of you to join in. Wear your jerseys and strike the pose to cheer them on! 👍@Uber_India #WT20 pic.twitter.com/cVFhOYjXfX
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) November 15, 2018
Kohli receives a tremendous response
Soon after the Indian captain posted the video on Twitter, athletes and fans across the country joined him to support Team India in the women’s world T20.
Badminton superstar and Olympic medal winner Saina Nehwal, tennis star Sania Mirza, iconic football player Sunil Chhetri and cricketer Rishabh Pant posted their pictures on Twitter along with their messages.
#JerseyKnowsNoGender💪 I'm going to be cheering Team India on! @MirzaSania @klrahul11 @HimaDas8 and each one of you – it’s time to wear your jerseys or our blue tonight, strike the pose and show your support. Great initiative by @Imvkohli and @Uber_India @ICC #WT20 pic.twitter.com/zG0aFT5M01
— Saaina Nehwal (@NSaina) November 15, 2018
#JerseyKnowsNoGender💪 I'm going to be cheering Team India on! @MangteC, @itsSSR, @hardikpandya7 and each one of you – it’s time to wear your jerseys or our blue tonight, strike the pose and show your support. Great initiative by @Imvkohli and @Uber_India @ICC #WT20 @ImVkohli pic.twitter.com/W3GpWQnG5D
— Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) November 15, 2018
Team India is on top of its game, truly taking on the world. #JerseyKnowsNoGender 💪 Let's cheer them on all the way @PankajAdvani247 @GuttaJwala @rinoanto and you, reading this! Wear your jersey or just wear blue, strike the pose and share your wishes. @Uber_India @ICC #W20 pic.twitter.com/0meI1OdeBo
— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) November 16, 2018
Virat bhai, I’m taking the chain forward by nominating @imharmanpreet, @phogat_vinesh . #JerseyKnowsNoGender💪 Come on, everyone! Let’s support Team India. Wear your jerseys, or the colour blue, do the pose and cheer our girls on! @Uber_India @ICC #WT20 @ImVkohli pic.twitter.com/oxclGkThoH
— Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) November 15, 2018
Harmanpreet Kaur, the captain of India’s women cricket team was excited to see the support the team is receiving and thanked everyone. She too posed for the JerseyKnowsNoGender movement.
She said, “The love & support flooding social media is overwhelming. Feels great to have cemented another win & we promise to do you proud. Your support has charged us up and we are raring to go. This one’s for you India!”.
The love & support flooding social media is overwhelming. Feels great to have cemented another win & we promise to do you proud.Your support has charged us up and we are raring to go.This one's for you India! @JemiRodrigues @imVkohli @Uber_India @ICC #WT20 pic.twitter.com/iOskuaWXB4
— Harmanpreet Kaur (@ImHarmanpreet) November 16, 2018
Fans too join in to support Team India
Meanwhile, the Indian team continued its stellar show in the world T20 and demolished Ireland. With this win, the team has reached the semi-finals of the ICC tournament.
And along with athletes, fans too have come out to support the Indian team.
The women are moving cricket forward and I’m cheering them on to bring the cup home ! #JerseyKnowsNoGender #WT20 #theroadshemade I nominate @agracadabra @prateekbh11 @wasimbasir to cheer them on ! Great initiative @Uber_India pic.twitter.com/ROdZWLKfKR
— svm (@saakshi2402) November 15, 2018
#JerseyKnowsNoGender 💪 I'm going to be cheering Team India in the @WorldT20
I nominate @agracadabra @suruchibiyani @shradhasud and all of you to wear your jerseys and cheer them on 👍
Great initiative @Uber_India pic.twitter.com/y8W1g9Gh9Y
— Sanjay's musings (@sanjaymdi) November 15, 2018
Finally women’s cricket gets its due. Much awaited. Cnt wait for the day we discuss @M_Raj03 @ImHarmanpreet @vedakmurthy08 the way we discuss Men’s cricket. After all #JerseyKnowsNoGender What a beautiful initiative by @Uber_India . I nominate @sailenghosh @MithunRaj17 @Jayendra pic.twitter.com/kgtwrOcJWV
— PGK (@tweetpgk) November 16, 2018
#JerseyKnowsNoGender 💪 @M_Raj03 congratulations ur in top of the runs chart and also in my heart u create a history love you Di @ImHarmanpreet salute to ur captaincy Har match me mitu Di ko hi first bhejana bat k liye pic.twitter.com/iiCsiZ2AIR
— 𝖕𝖗𝖆𝖏𝖆𝖐𝖙𝖆 𝖏𝖆𝖉𝖍𝖆𝖛 (@myself_PRAJKTA) November 16, 2018
— shweta (@shweta19148930) November 15, 2018
— Nishit raj (@iamnishitraj) November 16, 2018
— Neha Advani (@advani_neha) November 16, 2018