After dropping two catches, Kohli, undoubtedly one of the best when it comes to chases, failed with the bat, managing just a run off five balls against Kings XI Punjab here on Thursday night.
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In the commentary box, Gavaskar came up with a comment involving Kohli’s actor wife Anushka.
Gavaskar commented that Kohli has only played bowling of Anushka during lockdown.
Anushka, on her part, reacted to the comment on Instagram.
The remark did not go down well with the RCB skipper’s fans, with some of them urging the BCCI to remove Gavaskar from the commentary panel.
It’s shameful what Sunil Gavaskar commented on Virat and Anushka Sharma’s personal life.A player always has good an… https://t.co/V8yAlwERON
— Manshu (@imMgulati) 1601021237000
one idiot misinterpreted what gavaskar said & the tweet gone viral. but the sad part is anushka has to bear now all… https://t.co/D4wZZdEPd2
— Tweepie🥀RCB♥ (@Tweepie8) 1601023365000
Gavaskar said : ” Jab lockdown tha to unhone sirf Anushka ki bowling ki practise ki hai, jo video mein dikhai de ra… https://t.co/fXlHkW543E
— UnderTheRoof (@underTheRooff) 1601023449000
Over the years, on quite a few instances, the Bollywood actress has been blamed whenever the now 31-year-old Kohli under-performed on the cricket field.
The Indian batting mainstay had a forgettable outing at the Dubai International Stadium.
Kohli dropped his KXIP counterpart KL Rahul twice — once in the 17th over at deep square-leg when he was batting on 83 and then again in the 18th over when he was on 89.
The KXIP skipper then went on to shatter a few record on the way to a 69-ball 132 — the highest scored by an Indian in an IPL game.