Former South African cricketer, Herschelle Gibbs shared a Gif of Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt in response to cricketer’s tweet, but later, he was seen admitting that he didn't know who she was.
On Sunday, Gibbs had tweeted "Morning, birds are tweeting so I'll do the same and say have a good one folks".
The official Twitter account also liked the tweet posted by Gibbs and it was then that he celebrated the same by posting a picture of Alia Bhatt.
When someone asked Gibbs, whether he knew Alia, he said that he did not have any idea about the lady in the gif.
Later, Herschelle Gibbs tweeted to Alia that he didn't knew that she was an actor and for this tweet, Alia Bhatt reacted by signaling four runs with another GIF.
There were several reactions on Twitter based on Gibb's admission and one Twitter user was seen asking Ranbir Kapoor to look into the issue at the earliest.
Both Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are rumoured to be in a love relationship and this is the reason why Ranbir was also involved in the tweet replies.
Herschelle Gibbs again repeated to his fans that he did not know Alia. There were other Twitter users who started describing Alia Bhat as an actress and heroine.
Others also made fun of Alia when she described Prithviraj Chauhan as the President of India during the show Koffee with Karan. One user also told in a humourous way that this was a desperate attempt by Gibbs to get an Indian follower.
Hershchelle Gibbs was widely regarded as a dependable during his time and his career was filled with controversies such match-fixing scandal along with late South African Hansie Cronje.
He even avoided touring India for the fear of getting detained and once he was also interrogated by the Delhi Police. Alia Bhatt is currently working for her upcoming movies such as Brahmastra, Sadak 2, and RRR. She recently appeared in the movie "Kalank", which did not go well at the box office.