Former cricketer-turned-politician S Sreesanth who was one of the most prominent faces in the Kerala assembly elections. But he failed to make a mark in debut in electoral politics. Sreesanth contested on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket from the Trivandrum constituency, but lost to VS Sivakumar of the Congress.

This is what he tweeted after the results were announced:

And then he congratulated O Rajagopal, BJP's lone candidate who won:

Sreesanth takes a selfie with Rajagopal | Source: PTI

Despite being trolled while on the campaign trail, Sreesanth surprisingly escaped being trolled despite losing the elections.

Here were some of the Twitter reactions in support of the cricketing star :

But then there had to be some who wouldn't lose the opportunity to troll him:

(Feature image source: PTI)