Gautam Gambhir shares an intriguing prospect on his fued with Virat Kohli

The longstanding rivalry between Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli in the cricketing world has been a well-documented saga, and their heated exchanges have become a familiar narrative. The most recent chapter unfolded during IPL 2023, where the two stalwarts engaged in a fiery and intense verbal altercation on the field.

However, amidst the on-field clashes and public spats, Gambhir recently offered his perspective on the ongoing feud with Kohli, injecting a new angle into their relationship.

Gautam Gambhir on his fight with Virat Kohli

In a recent interview on Star Sports, Gambhir was asked about the bowler against whom Virat achieved his record-breaking 50th ODI century. Demonstrating his cricketing acumen, the latter swiftly responded with the correct answer – ‘Lockie Ferguson.’ However, the intriguing aspect of the interview was Gambhir’s candid revelation about his relationship with the former Indian captain.

Shedding light on their on-field disputes, Gambhir provided a glimpse into the nature of their rivalry, emphasizing that their clashes are confined solely to the cricketing arena and extend no further.

Ye aap baar baar dikhana, mujhe sab kuch yaad rehta hai. Ladai meri sirf on the field hai(Please show this clip again and again; I remember everything. My fight is only on the field),” Gambhir said.

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Gautam Gambhir’s next assignment

In a significant development for the IPL 2024, Gambhir has been appointed as the mentor for the Kolkata Knight Riders. The franchise, known for making bold moves in player acquisitions, has secured the services of Australia pacee Mitchell Starc for a staggering sum of INR 24.75 crore in IPL 2024 auction, marking the most-expensive signing in the history of the IPL.

Gambhir’s inclusion as a mentor adds a wealth of experience and strategic insight to the team, and Starc’s acquisition signals the Knight Riders’ commitment to strengthening their bowling arsenal.

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