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Indian women's team core member - Mithali Raj - has not only become a vital cog for the Indian batting line-up but is also one of the biggest names in international cricket.
Indian women's team core member - Mithali Raj - has not only become a vital cog for the Indian batting line-up but is also one of the biggest names in international cricket.
Recently, the cricketer completed 20 years in international cricket during the recent ODI series against South Africa.
 
The on-field powerhouse has also been vocal and strong off-field. The ace cricketer's capabilities of shutting social media trolls have now come to the fore.
 
Mithali was criticised by a fan who believed the cricketer - who hails from a Tamil family - ignored her mother tongue and only spoke in English, Hindi, and Telugu.
 
Reading the comment sure gave Mithali a good chance to showcase her online skills.
 
'Tamil is my mother tongue...I speak Tamil well,' Mithali said
 
"She doesn't know Tamil. She will speak in eng, Telugu, Hindi", tweeted the fan.
 
Mithali Raj gave it back to the Twitter user in Tamil saying, "Tamil is my mother tongue. I speak Tamil well. It is my pride to live as a Tamilian".
 
She even added lines in English saying, "but above it all I am very proud Indian! Also my dear sugu ,you constant criticism on each and every post of mine , you day to day advice on how and what should I do is exactly what keeps me going"
 
Mithali didn't stop there, she even dedicated a Taylor Swift song to him
 
The player did not stop there. She went on to shut down the criticism promptly and even dedicating Taylor Swift's song 'You Need To Calm Down' to the user.
 
"Also, I would like to dedicate @vasugi29 a very famous song by a strong independent woman I admire a lot. Enjoy
 
Mithali's fans loved her epic response
 
The troll may have got what he did not expect but Mithali's fans surely loved her epic response.