Gautam Gambhir Shared A Hard-Hitting Tweet Against David Warner

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Gautam Gambhir Shared A Hard-Hitting Tweet Against David Warner: The Australian cricket team reached the final stage of the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021 by defeating Pakistan in the semi-final match on Thursday. Australia gave a complete team performance to thrash the mighty Pakistanis and break their winning streak in the ongoing tournament.

However, chasing the target, Aussies got off to a terrible start as skipper Aaron Finch was dismissed cheaply. But their star opener David Warner didn’t put his guards down as he played a stunning knock of 49 runs and smashed some delightful shots all over the park.

While the southpaw took the aerial route several times during his knock, however, his six off Mohammad Hafeez bagged the spotlight for all the controversial reasons. The incident took place during the first delivery f the eighth over as Hafeez was gearing up to bowl the first delivery of his spell. The ball accidentally slipped out of the off-spinners hand and reached Warner in a couple of bounces.

Instead of avoiding the ball, the southpaw’s eyes lit up as he moved towards the ball and smashed it over deep mid-wicket. The incident left everyone stunned. While Hafeez didn’t look happy, Warner seemed pleased after smashing the ball for a six.

Since the ball bounced twice, umpire Richard Kettleborough signaled a no-ball, and a free hit was given. Fortunately for Pakistan, the damage was controlled as Warner took only two runs off that delivery.

Here, watch the video of the shot here:

The incident soon became the talking point on social media. Former Indian cricketer and World Cup hero Gautam Gambhir also took to his Twitter and took a dig at the Australian cricket team. In his tweet, Gambhir asked Ravichandran Ashwin about the ‘pathetic’ display of the spirit of the game shown by David Warner. He wrote:

“What an absolutely pathetic display of spirit of the game by Warner! #Shameful What say @ashwinravi99?”

Here,  check out the Tweet:

For the unversed, Gambhir’s tweet was a sarcastic dig on a few Australian cricketers and fans who were giving ‘spirit of cricket’ lectures to Ashwin on ‘mankading’ incident. Meanwhile, Ashwin is yet to reply to the Tweet, it would be interesting to see his reaction to the controversial incident.