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Who among Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir had a greater impact as IPL skipper? Kolkata provides verdict

Who among Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir had a greater impact as IPL skipper? Kolkata provides verdict

Insidesport reached the streets of a Kolkata to find out who the cricket lovers of the City of Joy chooses between Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir

If you let Indians picks between things, you’ll always end up with surprises. That is exactly what happened when Insidesport went out into the streets to find out who between Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir had a bigger impact in IPL as a skipper. Kohli won by a clear margin over Gambhir in the vote out in the end.

Riding in the IPL wave

Insidesport is riding in the IPL wave and going out into the streets to find out what exactly the cricket lovers of the country think about various aspects and players of the tournament. We reached the streets of a Kolkata to find out who the public of the City of Joy chooses between Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir.

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Popularity overcomes IPL triumphs

While Virat Kohli is yet to win an IPL with his team Royal Challengers Bengaluru, Gautam Gambhir led Kolkata Knight Riders to two IPL trophies in 2012 and 2014.

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However, the stats seem irrelevant to the people of Kolkata who chose Kohli over Gambhir as the captain having a better impact in IPL.

Out of the 23 people who answered the question, 14 chose Kohli with 9 siding with Gambhir. The result comes as a surprise when IPL trophies are taken into account. However, the love for Kohli is clearly greater that Kolkata’s previous captain.

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