Despite the fact that the southpaw batsman Gautam Gambhir is being out of form and because of the same reason he has left the captaincy of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Daredevils (DD) in the wake of their poor performance due to which the side in last in the points table of the ongoing IPL. However, while talking to News Agency ANI, Gambhir was in full-form talking about India Pakistan relations.
Gambhir is known for his hard-hitting and straight-forward responses on any matters that are related to the well being of the country or the soldiers. He has been often seen supporting some army actions. He has also come forward to support the families of martyrs on a number of occasions.
As per the reports of ANI, Gautam suggested that the Indian government should take some tough decisions to stop the intentional ceasefire violations from Pakistan. He also asserted that despite the fact that India is not in a state of war still losing the lives of soldiers due to the ceasefire violations from another country. Gambhir said that losing the lives of the soldiers is the most unfortunate thing.
The Delhi southpaw added that not only him but the whole country would want this to stop and hoped that the government of India takes a strong step to curb the same. Gambhir also criticized the people who took the issue the political way the surgical strike which India carried out on Pakistan.
Notably, Gambhir had words of war with former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi over Twitter when the Pakistani all-rounder had blamed India and the Indian government for the cruelties in Kashmir. Gautam had termed Afridi as an Under 19 guy and he was celebrating a wicket off a no-ball. Gautam and Afridi, both have been involved in the tussle on the field as well for a number of occasions during their playing days for India.
It will be interesting to see If the Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has anything to say on the matter.