Previous Indian opener Gautam Gambhir has certainly caused a stir with his preposterous interpretation on de Villiers’ unimaginable career with Royal Challengers Banglore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL). With the following version of homegrown cricket’s greatest league nearly around the bend, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) previous captain has gone after quite possibly of the best player throughout the entire existence of IPL.
Previous South Africa captain De Villiers played for Delhi Capitals (DC) and RCB in his 13-years IPL career. Previous Indian opener Gambhir communicated his second thoughts about conceding De Villiers as quite possibly of the best player in the Indian Premier League. De Villiers simply figured out how to crush individual records on the planet’s most extravagant T20 league during his career at RCB.
“If AB de Villiers plays in a small ground like Chinnaswamy Stadium for 8-10 years, any player might have the same strike rate or ability. So Suresh Raina 4 IPL titles, unfortunately, de Villiers only personal records,” Gambhir told Star Sports. Gambhir’s imperative comments have made all in all a mix via online media. The previous Indian hitter and full-time cricketer was rammed by RCB fans for his questionable comments against the previous South Africa captain.
“Gautam Gambhir averages 30.2 with a SR of 126.4 in 11 innings at the Chinnaswamy. Just 2 fifties and a highest score of 64. Even if the stadium boundaries are smaller. It’s clearly not the easiest pitch ever to bat on. He definitely doesn’t have the best of records there,” one fan tweeted.”I admired Gambhir as a player. Respect for his performances on field. But this version of him taking dig and at times falling flat on face is not good,” another fan added.
Gambhir, who directed KKR to two IPL titles, scored 4218 runs in 154 IPL matches. De Villiers was roped in by RCB for the 2011 time of the money rich league. In 157 counterparts for the Bangalore-based franchise, the previous South Africa hitter crushed 4522 runs at a strike rate of 158.33. The previous RCB star is additionally the second-most elevated run-getter for the Bangalore-based franchise throughout the entire existence of IPL. Nicknamed Mr 360, De Villiers indented up two centuries and 37 half-hundreds for RCB.
The South African average is of 41.10 for RCB in the IPL. De Villiers had called time on his mind blowing IPL profession in 2021 at 37 years old. De Villiers last played for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2021 time of the IPL. The previous South Africa captain had amassed 313 runs in 15 matches at that point.
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