“Not only a fair play award, but also an Oscar!” »: An Indian legend’s hilarious take on Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir kissing during RCB vs KKR

Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli were seen kissing during the strategy break which sent the internet into a frenzy.

Ravi Shastri said in his comments that the moment deserved a fair play award, while Sunil Gavaskar joked that the couple should receive an Oscar.

“Fair play award to KKR for this hug between Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir,” Shastri said.

“Not just a Fair Play award but also an Oscar,” Gavaskar joked.

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Coming to the match, KKR easily beat RCB by 7 wickets with 19 balls remaining in their first encounter of the ongoing IPL 2024 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Friday.

Sunil Narine hammered a 22-ball 47, Venkatesh Iyer hit his first half-century of the season while skipper Shreyas Iyer finished the match.

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After Narine set the tone for KKR with a blazing innings on a pitch that had subsided in the second innings with dew also playing a role, Venkatesh (50) and Shreyas (39 not out) ensured that KKR won with a little more gasoline. in the tank.


It was an emphatic victory for KKR as they won with 19 balls to spare and continued their dominance over RCB at the Chinnaswamy, winning their sixth consecutive match at the RCB venue. This is their second victory in as many matches this season.

KKR thus moved to second place in the points table behind Chennai Super Kings. RCB suffered their second defeat in three matches and the manner in which they lost will leave them disappointed.

KKR bowled superbly on a good pitch, using short cutters to restrict RCB to 182/6, boosted by a superb unbeaten 83 from former skipper Virat Kohli, who batted throughout the innings. Cameron Green and Dinesh Karthik contributed breezy cameos and with Kohli anchoring the innings, hitting four boundaries and four maximums, RCB recovered well to get a decent total. Andre Russell was the best bowler for KKR with 2-29.

(With contributions from agencies)

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first publication: March 30, 2024, 07:18 IST

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