5 Occasions When Gautam Gambhir Stunned People On Social Media
By CricShots - Oct 14, 2019 1:07 pm
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Former India opener Gautam Gambhir has never been knocked for mincing his words – be it on the field or off the field. The cricketer-turned-politician is someone who has a strong opinion on topics ranging from cricket to some of the national issues as well.

Gautam Gambhir

The veteran southpaw was one of the most consistent and complete batsmen  to have played for India and today he is celebrating his 38th birthday. He has played 58 Tests and 147 ODIs amassing 4154 and 5238 runs respectively at an average of 41.95 and 39.68. The two-time World Cup-winner played a pivotal role in India’s 2007 and 2011 triumphs.

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On the occasion of Gambhir’s birthday, let us have a look at instances when he gave a piece of his mind on social media:

#5 Gambhir Takes A Dig At Security Arrangements In Pakistan

Recently, Gambhir criticized the security arrangements made for the Sri Lankan team on tour in Karachi for the limited-overs series against the Men in Green by uploading a video. Sharing the video, which can be expected to have been recorded by a Pakistani citizen, Gambhir tweeted: “Itna Kashmir kiya ke Karachi bhool gaye.” In the one-minute 26 seconds long video, two Karachi men, sitting in a car, seem to be mocking the level of security that has been deployed for the ongoing three-ODI series against Sri Lanka.

#4 Gautam Gambhir Slams Imran Khan’s UNGA Speech

Gambhir lashed out at Pakistan Prime Minister recently over his United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) speech. He criticized the Pakistan PM for not showing the spirit of a true sportsperson at the UNGA event. He also demanded his elimination from the sports community following his speech at the event.

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Gautam’s tweet read: “Sportspeople are supposed to be role models. Of good behavior. Of Team spirit. Of ethics. Of strength of character. Recently in the UN, we also saw a former sportsperson speak up. As a role model for terrorists. @ImranKhanPTI should be excommunicated from sports community”.

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