Sunil Gavaskar comes up with a massive comment on Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir hug during IPL 2024

Mar 30, 2024

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In the world of cricket, rivalries are often celebrated as much as the game itself. But what happens when two longtime rivals set aside their differences and embrace each other in a heartwarming moment on the cricket field? The cricketing fraternity witnessed such a scenario during the IPL 2024 match between Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), as Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir shared an unexpected hug that caught everyone off guard.

A history of rivalry between Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli

The tension between Kohli and Gambhir is no secret to cricket fans. Over the years, they have been involved in numerous on-field spats, with their rivalry often taking center stage. From heated exchanges to verbal altercations, their clashes have been the stuff of cricketing folklore. However, what transpired during the IPL 2024 match between RCB and KKR was nothing short of a pleasant surprise.

A gesture of sportsmanship: Virat and Gambhir hug each other

As the two teams battled it out on the field, Kohli and Gambhir found themselves on opposite ends once again. But amidst the intense competition, something remarkable happened during a break in play when the duo embraced each other in a gesture of sportsmanship and mutual respect. The sight of two fierce competitors sharing a moment of camaraderie left fans and commentators alike in awe.

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Sunil Gavaskar’s cheeky on-air remark

One such commentator, the legendary Sunil Gavaskar, couldn’t help but add his own touch of wit to the unfolding narrative. In a cheeky on-air comment that drew chuckles from viewers, Gavaskar demanded an Oscar for Virat and Gambhir while responding to fellow commentator Ravi Shastri‘s observation about the hug between the two rivals. “Not only a fairplay award, but also an Oscar award.”

“Fairplay award to KKR for this hug between Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir,” said Ravi Shastri.

“Not only a fairplay award, but also an Oscar award,” responded Gavaskar.

About the match

In the thrilling match, Virat showcased his exceptional skills, delivering a breathtaking performance with a brilliant fifty. But his remarkable efforts, KKR’s all-round display dominated the game, securing them another victory in a comfortable fashion.

Also READ: Former Pakistan bowler Umar Gul recalls his time with KKR and reveals the standout quality of Shah Rukh Khan

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