Gautam Gambhir takes a dig at ESPNcricinfo’s World Cup tweet

Former Indian left-handed batsman Gautam Gambhir posted a controversial tweet, quoting the tweet posted by ESPNcricinfo, cherishing India’s World Cup winning moment in 2011.

On April 2nd, 2011 India ended their 28 years drought for a World Cup win in 50 overs format of the game. The all-around effort from the team helped the nation to end their long wait for the historic moment.

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It was the Indian skipper MS Dhoni who had the last hit in the special moment as he hit the ball for a six of Nuwan Kulasekara’s delivery to ensure the win for India. In the commentary box, Ravi Shastri cheered, “Dhoni finishes off in style..”

Gambhir posts a controversial tweet:

On the anniversary of India’s famous World Cup win, one of the leading cricket websites, ESPNcricinfo poster a nostalgic tweet remembering the final moment in the special moment with the picture of MS Dhoni hitting the final six.

Meanwhile, the former Indian left handed batsman Gautam Gambhir posted a controversial tweet quoting the post by website and he said that it was completely a team effort and not by that one six. Hus tweet has created controversy in Social media.

“Just a reminder @ESPNcricinfo: #worldcup2011 was won by entire India, entire Indian team & all support staff. High time you hit your obsession for a SIX,” quoted the former batsman. Gambhir scored a match winning 97 runs in the final.

 

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