He was arrested from the southern city of Hyderabad on Wednesday.
The Indian team has faced a deluge of online abuse after losing back-to-back matches in the ongoing tournament.
The trolling appears to have begun after India's loss to arch-rival Pakistan.
It was the first time India lost a match to Pakistan in a World Cup.
After entering as clear favourites to lift the trophy, the Indian team crashed out of the tournament, sparking shock and anger among fans back home.