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Sanju Samson vs RR Controversy: RR will appoint a new social media team as its Captain Sanju Samson objected to his photoshopped image and unfollowed the franchise

The social media team of Rajasthan Royals had become very famous among the fans on platforms like Twitter-Instagram due to their witty and witty posts

On Friday, Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals were caught making the headlines but for the wrong reasons this time. RR’s social media admin after a major controversy erupted following their tweet which didn’t go down well with the team’s captain Sanju Samson. The team swiftly fired their social media team on Friday following captain Sanju Samson’s complaint. Let’s get to more about the Sanju Samson vs RR Controversy.

The franchise also put out a statement announcing the change, with the ‘RR admin’ being quite popular on Twitter. The Royals skipper objected to one of the posts on social media and it was deleted later. The RR management swiftly dismissed their team.

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The Chain of Events

On Friday, this Sanju Samson vs RR Controversy happened. Rajasthan Royals took to social media and shared a clip of Sanju Samson, with the RR captain’s appearance morphed featuring a turban and jewellery.

Sanju Samson vs RR Controversy
The deleted tweet having Morphed image of Samson

Samson, however, took offence for the same and tweeted his displeasure for the same. The tweet was soon deleted by the RR franchise. But the matter only got worse as Samson registered an official complaint with the team management.

“It’s ok for friends to do all this but teams should be professional.”


Samson’s complaint was taken into account and RR CEO Jake Lush McCrum held talks with the social media agency, before firing them. RR also released a statement, announcing that they will change direction in their approach to digital media, following the controversy.

The release further stated that all was well within the squad, and the appointment of a new social media team will happen in due course.

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