Fri, 12 Nov 2021

Gautam Gambhir slams David Warner for pathetic display of spirit of game!!!


After the Australian opener hit Mohammad Hafeez's delivery, on the first ball of the eighth over of the Australian batting innings which slipped out of his hand and reached him on two bounces, for a six during the semi-final between two teams in the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup Former India opener Gautam Gambhir questioned David Warner's sportsman spirit.

Watch: Gautam Gambhir slams David Warner for 'absolutely pathetic' display of spirit of game due to THIS reason

However, Warner the left-hander danced down the track waited for the ball to reach him properly, and thumped it over the leg-side for a huge six.

The delivery was called a no-ball but Gambhir wasn't a fan of it and slammed the opening batsman.

Gambhir tweeted, "What an absolutely pathetic display of the spirit of the game by Warner! #Shameful" tagging off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.

In the post-match show on Star Sports, Gambhir further elaborated that the likes of Shane Warne, Ricky Ponting will bring 'spit of game' when it is convenient to them

In short, Gambhir wanted to say that hitting a shot off a ball that slipped out of the bowler's hands, even though it is allowed, shouldn't be in the spirit of the game while saying that Warner stole those six runs.