Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir and Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma met and hugged each other ahead of the crucial game between their Lucknow Super Giants and Mumbai Indians on Tuesday evening. Rohit walked up to the mentor of Lucknow Super Giants, Gautam, and shook hands at the practice session in the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow on Monday.
When Rohit Sharma Met Gautam Gambhir
Gambhir was recently in the news for the heated exchange between him and Virat Kohli earlier this month. Gambhir was seen cracking jokes and smiling along with the Indian captain in a video shared by LSG via their official Instagram handle.
Later on, Gambhir took to his social media and also shared the video on his Instagram handle. Sharing the video, Gambhir wrote:
“Great to see u @rohitsharma45!”
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The post went viral in no time and was flooded with reactions from the fans. There were many who started trolling Virat Kohli in the comments section.
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What happened between Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir?
Virat Kohli and Naveen-ul-Haq were involved in an on-field spat during the high-voltage IPL 2023 match between LSG and RCB on May 1st. RCB went on to defeat Lucknow away from home but the game saw tempers flare at the end.
Kohli and Naveen came face-to-face with each other during the match and after the game as well. Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir intervened and had an ugly spat with Virat Kohli. KL Rahul, who was carrying a thigh injury, had to intervene and separate the two.
LSG vs MI
Meanwhile, both LSG and MI would play to seal their spot in the IPL 2023 playoffs. Both the teams are placed next to each other in the points table, making the encounter even more thrilling. Mumbai is currently sitting at the 3rd spot with 14 points, with seven wins and five losses. On the other hand, Lucknow is just behind Mumbai with 13 points, losing 5 games and winning six.
Mumbai Indians are coming to this game riding on a win against defending champions Gujarat Titans by 27 runs. In the match, Suryakumar Yadav played a sensational knock of 103* runs. Lucknow also won their last game against Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets.