Earlier this week, a full-blown controversy between Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir took the roster by storm and following which severe opinions started pouring in from various nooks and crannies. From Virender Sehwag to Yuvraj Singh, they all had their own says in this great grave affair, For some, it was sheer entertainment while for others, it was just the belief that both of these stars would stop from going at each other’s jugulars.
The verbal fight between the two was preceded by an exciting few final overs where the Royal Challengers Bangalore would eventually keep their calm to walk away with the bragging rights. Following the fixture, the spat first started between Kohli and Naveen ul Haq following which Kyle Mayers wanted to explain a few things to Kohli and that is when Gautam Gambhir stepped in.
Here is what Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli have been doing since 2013
It was back in 2013 when it all started when Kohli went head-on against Gambhir after getting out in an IPL match following which these two have been always at crossroads with each other. Gautam Gambhir has believed that he hasn’t been paid the respect that he should have for winning two finals in the World Cup wherein Kohli has always reacted to everything that has been subjected to him on or off the cricket field.
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Shane Watson, Virat Kohli’s former teammate at RCB had some serious addressing to do not just to the King but also Gautam Gambhir. The former Australian all-rounder made it clear that this needs to stop at all costs if cricket is to be protected.
This is what Shane Watson had to tell both Gambhir and Virat
Watto said, “Being competitive on the field is great, I’m all for that. That’s where people are at their best… it hones their instincts and focuses their minds. But when that boils over off the field, that’s when you got to leave it. On the field, you can have a crack because you’re fighting for survival, trying to win and be at your best. Once the game’s done, the game’s done. Let’s just move on.”