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Website photoshops Smriti Mandhana’s picture with makeup and lipstick, gets criticized

Smriti Mandhana is currently in the West Indies playing in the ongoing T20I series.

Smriti Mandhana
Smriti Mandhana’s photoshopped picture (L) and original picture (R). (Photo Source: Twitter)

Smriti Mandhana is currently in West Indies scoring runs at will against the home side in the ongoing five-match T20I series. However, approximately 14,609 km away from where she is right now, Smriti is in the news for some weird reason and even she wouldn’t be aware of it. Her photoshopped image on Google is going viral at the moment and the fans are furious about the same.

Ever since she has scored an abundance of runs in the ICC Women’s World Cup in 2017, the fans have been in awe of her batting and most importantly, her smile. The social media also declared her the ‘national crush’. However, the current controversy has brought up by one of the Twitter users whose account is with the name Chethana.

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She was looking up Smriti Mandhana online and accidentally spotted her photoshopped image. For reference, the user also shared a collage of the original and the edited picture of the press conference the cricketer attended once. In the original image, Smriti has been clicked without makeup but in the photoshopped image, she is seen wearing kajal and lipstick even as her complexion has also been altered to the lighter tone.

The Twitter user expressed severe disappointment over the beauty standards in the series of tweets in which she also elaborated her points.

Here are her tweets:

Smriti Mandhana makes a strong comeback

Meanwhile, after being ruled out of the home series against South Africa, Smriti Mandhana made a comeback to international cricket on the West Indies tour. She missed the first couple of ODIs but then played the deciding game and score a match-winning knock. The southpaw continued her form in the following T20I series as well and has formed a great opening pair with the teenager Shafali Verma.

India are currently leading the five-match series by 2-0 with the remaining three T20 Internationals set to be played on November 14, 17 and 20 respectively. As far as her photoshopped image which has gone viral is concerned, the fans also expressed their displeasure and questioned the need to edit her picture.

Here’s how fans reacted:

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