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 - Ben Stokes Could Skip This Year's IPL: Report

“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 - KL Rahul Should Be Made Test Skipper: Former BCCI Secretary Sanjay Jagdale

Here is the video of the conversation with the media house. Also Read - Gautam Gambhir on Virat Kohli's Role in ODIs vs South Africa: 'Captaincy is Nobody's Birthright'

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.