The first controversy of IPL 2020 came to the fore, and the first hero is the former Indian captain and commentator Sunil Gavaskar. He said something during the match played between the RCB and Punjab on Thursday, which cannot be called responsible. Gavaskar's statement on Virat and Anushka was stirred up naturally. Virat Kohli's wife Anushka Sharma has also given a befitting reply to Gavaskar.
While sharing a post on Instagram, Anushka Sharma said, that Mr. Sunil Gavaskar, I want to tell you that your statement is very unpleasant. I would like to ask you why you make such statements and why you feel responsible wife for a cricketer's game. If you have respected every cricketer's personal life in the last few years, you do not feel that this should happen to me also.
While commentating in the match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Kings Eleven Punjab (KXIP), former great cricketer Sunil Gavaskar made a disputed remark on Virat Kohli and his wife, Anushka Sharma, Gavaskar said, "Ab joh lockdown tha to sirf Anushka ki bowling ki practice ki unhone, wo video dekhi hai (a reference to a viral video), usse to kuch nahi hona hai (During the recent lockdown he only practiced to Anushka's bowling, I saw a video. But that is not going to be enough)". There has been a commotion about it. The fans have been agitated and demanded the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to remove him from the commentary panel.
It is noteworthy that the match was not good for RCB captain Virat Kohli and his team. He left two catches of Punjab captain KL Rahul while fielding and got out with just one run. The team all out to only 109 in 17 overs. Punjab won the match by 97 runs. When Virat was batting, Gavaskar made some remarks that led to this controversy. In the past few years, many times, it has been seen that whenever the 31-year-old cricketer fails on the field, the Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has been convicted for his performance. Virat left KL Rahul's catch on the deep square leg during the 17th over in the match. At that time, Rahul was batting on 83. Then, in the 18th over, when he was on 89 runs, the RCB captain dropped again.
Rahul took full advantage of both the life and played 132 runs at 69 runs. Thanks to his innings, the Punjab team scored a big score of 206 runs for three wickets. No batsman could perform well on behalf of the RCB team while chasing a target of 207 runs. Devdatt Paddikal, who performed brilliantly in the first match, could make only one run in the match. Sunder Washington scored 30 on 27 balls. AB de Villiers, 28, and Aaron Finch 20 runs. On behalf of Punjab, spinner Murugan Ashwin and Ravi Bishnoi took three wickets each. Virat's team is to play his next match against Mumbai Indians (MI) on Monday, 28th September. This will be the third match of the RCB. The team won against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the first match.
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