Gautam Gambhir faced heat on social media for criticising former India captain MS Dhoni’s captaincy in 2012. Gambhir, on a TV show with a leading media house, questioned MS Dhoni’s rotational policy during the Commonwealth Bank series 2012 in Australia. Gambhir also criticised Dhoni for dropping him from the 2015 World Cup squad. Also Read - Ajinkya Rahane's Inspirational Speech After Historic Series Win Over Australia Goes Viral, Says It's a Massive, Massive Moment For us | WATCH VIDEO
“At the start of the series, we didn’t play together, it was a rotation thing. When it was a desperate moment, MS had to play three of us. If you take a decision, back your decision, stick to it. Don’t back on something on which you have already decided,” he was quoted as saying by the media house. Also Read - IPL 2021: Gautam Gambhir Expresses Surprise Over Kuldeep Yadav's Retention by KKR Ahead of Mini Auction
Here is the video of the conversation with the media house. Also Read - IPL 2021: MS Dhoni-led CSK Likely to Purchase Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Dawid Malan in Mini Auction in February
Here is how Gambhir faced backlash on Twitter.
Recently, the veteran cricketer announced his retirement to the surprise of his fans. He played his last match against Andhra Pradesh in the Ranji Trophy where he got among the runs. Gambhir has more than 10,000 runs across formats and is a legend who has helped India lift two World titles, apart from leading Kolkata Knight Riders to victory in IPL.