July 24, 2024 06:22 (IST)
Follow us:
facebook-white sharing button
twitter-white sharing button
instagram-white sharing button
youtube-white sharing button
Viral video shows tourist fainting after King's Guard Horse bites her in London while posing for photo | Budget allocates Rs 3,183.24 cr for minority affairs, up Rs 574.31 cr from previous year | US Secret Service director quits days after shooting at Donald Trump's rally | Budget 2024 will empower all sections of society, focuses on farmers in a big way: PM Modi | Pioneering a prosperous future: Nitin Gadkari hails Modi govt's first budget of third term
Virat Kohli, Gautam Gambhir engage in heated argument post LSG-RCB IPL match
Image Credit: Screenshot grab/Twitter

Virat Kohli, Gautam Gambhir engage in heated argument post LSG-RCB IPL match

| @indiablooms | 02 May 2023, 11:43 am

Lucknow/IBNS: Ugly scenes of verbal spat between two Indian cricket greats, Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir, were caught after the match between Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 was concluded on Monday.

When Lucknow were chasing the target set by Bangalore, Kohli was seen extremely animated and in one instance, he even gestured to the crowd with a "shut up" sign.

During the two teams' last encounter in IPL 2023, LSG mentor Gautam Gambhir made a similar gesture to the crowd in Bangalore.

Though it was not confirmed whether Kohli's gesture was a reply to Gambhir, the temperament of the match was soaring with every Lucknow wicket falling.

Kohli was even caught in a verbal spat with Lucknow player Naveen-ul-Haq in the course of the game. Senior player Amit Mishra, who plays for Lucknow, tried to control the situation.

After Bangalore sealed an 18-run win, things seemed normal as both Kohli and Gambhir shook hands.

However, the situation soon escalated after Kyle Mayers walked up to Kohli and said something. Gambhir immediately came and took Mayers away from the scene.

The situation further deteriorated when Gambhir, who was interrupted by LSG players, turned back and walked up to Kohli with some heated words.

Kohli, who seemed calm on this occasion, kept his hand on Gambhir's shoulder and interacted.

Amit Mishra, LSG captain KL Rahul diffused the situation by separating the two.

Rahul and Kohli, who are known to be good friends, were spotted having a long conversation along the boundary lines later.

On the cricket field, Bangalore pulled off a stunning 18-run victory over Lucknow in a low-scoring contest on Tuesday.

Batting first on a pitch which seemed difficult to score, RCB crawled to 126/9 in 20 overs.

Chasing the score, Lucknow tumbled and were restricted by Bangalore to 108.

Support Our Journalism

We cannot do without you.. your contribution supports unbiased journalism

IBNS is not driven by any ism- not wokeism, not racism, not skewed secularism, not hyper right-wing or left liberal ideals, nor by any hardline religious beliefs or hyper nationalism. We want to serve you good old objective news, as they are. We do not judge or preach. We let people decide for themselves. We only try to present factual and well-sourced news.

Support objective journalism for a small contribution.