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:

b’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)