Gautam Gambhir and Rohit Sharma Share Warm Greetings Before LSG vs. MI Match
Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir had an engaging interaction with Indian captain Rohit Sharma in Lucknow before the much-anticipated IPL 2023 clash between Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) and Mumbai Indians (MI). The two renowned opening batsmen exchanged greetings and shared light-hearted banter, capturing the attention of fans and followers on social media platforms.
Video of the Interaction Goes Viral, Fans Mention Virat Kohli
A video shared by LSG’s official Twitter handle showcased Rohit Sharma approaching Lucknow mentor Gautam Gambhir while both teams were warming up for the exciting encounter. The camaraderie between Rohit and Gambhir delighted fans, with the clip quickly becoming a viral sensation. Some fans even made playful references to Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, who had a notable altercation with Gambhir earlier in the IPL 2023 season.
Kohli’s Previous Altercation with Gambhir and Naveen-ul-Haq
The mention of Virat Kohli in the comments section of the video reminded fans of a heated incident involving Kohli, Gambhir, and LSG’s Naveen-ul-Haq during a match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Lucknow Super Giants. Kohli and Gambhir were fined for their on-field confrontation, which occurred after RCB’s victory. This incident reignited memories of a past clash between Kohli and Gambhir during an IPL match between RCB and Kolkata Knight Riders a decade ago.
Playoff Battle Intensifies Between MI, RCB, and LSG
Mumbai Indians (MI), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), and Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) are currently vying for the remaining playoff spots in the IPL 2023 season. RCB, led by Virat Kohli, is just one point behind LSG, who are in the second position on the IPL 2023 points table. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians occupy the third spot with seven wins and five defeats. The competition among these three teams has intensified as they strive to secure a place in the playoffs.