Raina blames nephew for his twitter blunder: Sources

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Indian cricketer Suresh Raina and his 'nephew' were on Friday trending on Twitter.

A tweet from Raina's account ridiculed Pakistan cricket after they were beaten by Sri Lanka in the T20 cricket World Cup semi-final in Colombo, said sources. But Indian batsman later clarified that it was tweeted by his nephew.

Raina's twitter page said, "Ek do din late gaye ghar !!!! Woh bhi besharam ki tarah Gaye... Bye bye Pakistan!!!!"

The tweet was later deleted.

On Friday, cricketer tweeted and made a clarification that the controversial tweet was tweeted by his nephew.

"Smart phones r dangerous. Discovered it last night after my nephew posted random tweets. I'm a sportsman and would never disrespect," Raina tweeted.

"Though I already deleted it, I felt its better to clarify. To all those who r upset, I'm sorry. I'm not one to show disrespect."

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