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Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli: Fans slam Sunil Gavaskar for ‘biased’ commentary

Rohit Sharma vs Virat Kohli: Fans slam Sunil Gavaskar for ‘biased’ commentary

Fans allege Sunil Gavaskar is biased towards the 'Bombay lobby', as the Little Master faces backlash once more for 'supporting Rohit Sharma and criticizing Virat Kohli'.

Former India legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar, who is known for his spicy comments, once again made headlines. During a commentary in the India vs Bangladesh super 8 match of T20 World Cup, Gavaskar criticized Virat Kohli, who got out after scoring a quick 37 off 28 balls at a crucial stage. Gavaskar, known for his straightforward commentary style, said, “What is he doing? He should have played inside-out shots.” These words sparked criticism among Kohli fans.

Gavaskar’s statement became the talk of the town, especially when he commented on Rohit Sharma, who was dismissed cheaply for 23 off 11 balls, saying, ‘This is Rohit for you, all for the team.’ Interestingly, Gavaskar’s chooses harsh words for Virat, which clearly didn’t sit well with the Chasemaster’s fans.

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The verbal spats, both sweet and spicy, are nothing new for fans, as there have been many incidents where the former has been seen criticizing Virat Kohli. In the recently concluded IPL, Gavaskar was slammed for criticizing Kohli’s strike rate. Often criticized by fans for being biased towards Bombay players, or as fans term it, always found supporting the ‘Bombay lobby’, Gavaskar has faced scrutiny from many quarters.

Although the “Little Master” has been seen praising the cricketer as well. During the 2023, 50-over World Cup, when Kohli was in tremendous form, he said, “For the last 18 months, Virat Kohli has been playing brilliantly. He performed impressively in the ODI World Cup as well. Therefore, his batting ability in limited-overs cricket should not be questioned.

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