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Digitally Altered Screenshot Of Cricketer Rinku Singh’s Instagram Story About Rohit Sharma Circulated With False Claims: Fact-Check 

A screenshot of cricketer Rinku Singh’s Instagram story, which includes Rohit Sharma’s performance in the “T20 World Cup 2022,” has been shared, claiming to be a genuine Instagram story of Rinku Singh following the announcement of Team India’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, where his name was not on the main list.

Verified accounts on twitter, including @Rnawaz31888 tweeted the screenshot and claimed that it is a real screenshot of an Instagram story of cricketer Rinku Singh, which contains Rohit Sharma’s performance in the “T20 World Cup 2022”. The tweet was made on April 30, 2024, which has received an about 68.2k views on X.

Several other accounts, including @Melbourne__82, @KohliPeak, @supr_VK, @Im_MaazKhan made the same claim that After team India’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 was announced, a screenshot purporting to be a genuine Instagram story of cricket player Rinku Singh was circulated. The screenshot shows Rohit Sharma’s performance in the “T20 World Cup 2022.” Rohit Sharma’s name was not on the main list. The archive can be read from above.

What is the Actual Truth About this Incident? : Fact

This screenshot has been digitally altered and is not real. Rinku Singh is seen in the original Instagram story wishing Rohit Sharma a happy birthday. Rohit had his 37th birthday on April 30, 2024. It is a false claim that the screenshot features features Rohit Sharma’s performance in the “T20 World Cup 2022.” We visited Business Standard, which published an article with the headline “Happy Birthday Rohit Sharma! Hitman turns 37 today, here’s his stats” on April 30, 2024. His Date of Birth is April 30, 1987.

@BCCI added “Let’s get ready to cheer for #TeamIndia #T20WorldCup” on April 30, 2024.

D-Intent’s Fact-Checking Results:

Intent:

Influencers are circulating digitally altered screenshots of the Instagram story of Rinku Singh to target Rohit Sharma.A screenshot of an Instagram story of cricketer Rinku Singh, which contains Rohit Sharma’s performance in the “T20 World Cup 2022,” has been shared, claiming to be a real Instagram story of Rinku Singh after the announcement of team India’s squad for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, where his name was not on the main list. This screenshot is forged and has been digitally manipulated. The original Instagram story shows Rinku Singh wishing Rohit Sharma a happy birthday. Rohit had his 37th birthday on April 30, 2024.

Conclusion:

Fact : This screenshot is fake and has been digitally altered. The original Instagram story shows Rinku Singh wishing Rohit Sharma his birthday. On 30 April 2024, Rohit celebrated his 37th birthday.

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