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Amitabh Bachchan sang the Indian national anthem before the Ind-Pak match at Kolkata © AFP

Bollywood legend  Amitabh Bachchan has hit out at former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff on Twitter. Flintoff after India’s win over Australia in Match No.31 had send out a tweet in which rated India’s man of the match Virat Kohli below England’s leading run scorer in the tournament Joe Root.  Bachchan in his reply was fairly shape asking him about who Root is and further adding in hindi that Root will be uprooted. Flintoff before this tweet gave Kohli a nod of appreciation. Kohli struck a memorable 82 off 51 balls to help India reach the semi-final stage of the T20 World Cup. In his reply to Bachchan, Flintoff funnily inquired about who Bachchan is.  ALSO READ: India vs Australia,T20 World Cup 2016: Twitter reactions for Virat Kohli’s match winning knock at Mohali

Amitabh Bachchan was charged on Monday after it was assumed that he had sung India‘s national anthem incorrectly during the crucial India vs Pakistan, Super 10 Group 2, Match 19 at the historic Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Saturday. A complaint regarding the actor was filed at the Ashok Nagar Police Station in New Delhi. It was also reported earlier, that Amitabh had charged Rs. 4 crore for his appearance in the Indo-Pak tie at Eden and to sing the national anthem. However, later Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president Sourav Ganguly cleared the air by rubbishing those reports and said that instead Amitabh had invested Rs. 30 lakhs from his own pocket to travel and stay in the ‘City of Joy’.

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India next play the West Indies on Thursday in the second semi-final at Wankhede, Mumbai.