Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli, both famous for their unfiltered opinions and mutual disdain, finally came to blows during a recent IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Lucknow Super Giants.
Gambhir and Kohli were docked their full match fees while Naveen was fined 50% of his.Naveen-ul-Haq, the son of a doctor from war-torn Kabul who moved to Pakistan as a refugee, finds himself in the centre of the on-field spat between Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir in the Monday night game between RCB and LSG.
So what happened in Lucknow on Monday night? An eyewitness, who was in one of the team dug-outs, gave a lowdown of events to PTI.
“You saw on TV that Mayers and Virat were walking side by side for a few metres post match. Mayers asked Kohli why was he constantly abusing them and Virat, in turn, questioned why was he (Mayers) ‘staring’ at him? Before that (Amit) Mishra had complained to umpire about Virat constantly abusing Naveen (ul-Haq), who is a No. 10 batter.