Ex-Indian cricketers Sreesanth and Gautam Gambhir had a heated exchange in the Eliminator match between the Gujarat Giants and India Capitals on December 6.
The incident occurred in the second over when Gambhir hit a six over deep mid-wicket off Sreesanth. He then added to his score with an impressive off-drive for a boundary, reaching double figures.
Sreesanth and Gautam Gambhir had a disagreement during a cricket match. After Gambhir hit a six and a boundary, Sreesanth provoked him with words, and Gambhir responded. Despite the brief tension, Gambhir continued playing.
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Heated conversation between Gautam Gambhir and S Sreesanth in the LLC. pic.twitter.com/Cjl99SWAWK
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Despite the incident, Gautam Gambhir remained unfazed and played a crucial innings of 51 runs off 30 deliveries for India Capitals. The captain’s knock included seven boundaries and a six, contributing to the team’s total of 223/7 in 20 overs.
In response, Chris Gayle made an impressive effort with 84 runs off 55 balls, but the Gujarat Giants couldn’t quite reach the target, falling short by 12 runs.
With this outcome, the Capitals progressed to face the Manipal Tigers in Qualifier 2. The victor of this match will compete against the Urbanisers Hyderabad in the grand finale. Qualifier 2 is scheduled for Thursday, December 7, with the final taking place on Saturday, December 9.
Gautam Gambhir and Sreesanth played important roles in India’s victory in the first T20 World Cup in 2007
Gautam Gambhir and S Sreesanth were pivotal in India’s triumph in the first T20 World Cup in South Africa in 2007. Gambhir, the second-highest run-scorer, accumulated 227 runs in seven matches with an average of 37.83, including three half-centuries. Sreesanth contributed with six wickets in seven games.
Gautam Gambhir and S Sreesanth played key roles in Team India’s success in the knockout matches. In the semi-final against Australia, while defending a target of 188, Sreesanth took 2 wickets for 12 runs in his four overs, aiding India’s progression to the final.
Gautam Gambhir’s brilliant 75 runs off 54 balls in the T20 World Cup final against Pakistan guided India to a total of 157/5. The Men in Blue won the game by five runs on the last ball, securing their second World Cup title and their first in the T20 format.