Team India termed 'g***u' on Champions Trophy 2017 Wikipedia page

May 17, 2017, 15:15 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Ahead of Champions Trophy 2017, the Indian team was met with huge hatred by an apparent anonymous online entity; Team India's name was replaced with abusive words from the Hindi language on Wikipedia's page

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

Indian cricketers are currently playing at the ongoing Indian Premier League 2017 edition which will end on May 21st.

Team India, led by Virat Kohli, will then head to England for the upcoming Champions Trophy 2017 edition.

However, on Wikipedia's Champions Trophy 2017 page, the Indian team was met with huge hatred by an anonymous online entity.

Under the Group B scheduled matches, India was named 'Country Data India G***u in the match vs Pakistan. For India's match against Sri Lanka later, the team was named as 'Country Data India Di P** Di L**'.

Champions Trophy 2017 wikipedia pagePic Courtesy/ A screen grab of the Champions Trophy 2017 Wikipedia page

It is unclear as to whether this was a serious glitch on the online encyclopedia page or if it was met by an anonymous Indian team hater.

Virat Kohli & Co are scheduled to lock horns with arch-rivals Pakistan on 4th June, play Sri Lanka on 8th June and finally South Africa on 11th June.

The Champions Trophy 2017 tournament will be held between 1-18 June in England and Wales.

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