We Indians lack sense of humour: Farokh Engineer backs Sunil Gavaskar | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Former India wicket-keeper Farokh Engineer has come out in assist of Sunil Gavaskar, who confronted backlash on social media for his feedback on Anushka Sharma, spouse of present Staff India skipper Virat Kohli.
Gavaskar confronted a number of ire on Twitter for a comment he made on Anushka serving to Kohli along with his apply through the Covid-19 induced lockdown, with the actress herself demanding an evidence from the legendary cricketer.

“We, Indians lack a way of humour. If Sunil had certainly stated so about Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli, it will need to have been in a humorous tone and never within the dangerous or derogatory style,” Engineer stated whereas talking to Pakistan Observer.
“Realizing Sunil Gavaskar nicely, I’m certain he would have stated it jokingly. Even in my case, folks took it very significantly with the consequence that Anushka needed to come out together with her assertion,” stated Engineer, who throughout 2019 ICC World Cup, had discovered himself in an analogous controversy after he reportedly stated all that the Indian selectors have been doing in England was getting Anushka “cups of tea”.

Gavaskar himself has issued a clarification, saying his feedback have been misinterpreted.
“As you hear from the commentary, Aakash (Chopra) and I have been doing commentary for a Hindi channel. And Aakash was speaking about the truth that there was little or no probability for correct apply for everyone. That has really proven within the rustiness of a number of the gamers of their first matches,” Gavaskar informed India At this time.
“Rohit (Sharma) did not strike the ball nicely in his first match, MSD (MS Dhoni) did not strike the ball nicely, Virat (Kohli) additionally did not strike the ball. A lot of the batsmen have due to the dearth of apply,” he stated.

“That was the purpose that was being made. Virat additionally had no apply and the one apply that they’d after they have been seen them enjoying of their constructing compound and Anushka was bowling to him. That is what I stated,” he added.
The previous India captain additional defined: “She was bowling to him, that is all. The place am I blaming her? The place am I being sexist on this? I’m simply stating what was seen within the video which was perhaps recorded by any person within the neighbouring buildings after which put up. That is the one factor I’m doing.”

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