IPL 2021: WATCH - Twitterati feel Gambhir took a jibe at Dhoni with his "so-called finisher" comment

Gautam Gambhir rates Virat Kohli as the best finisher in the last couple of years.

Gautam Gambhir | Twitter

Former India batsman Gautam Gambhir praised Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli for being the best finisher. He said Kohli has better stats than "so-called finishers" when it comes to scoring the last run.

"Russell being called as finisher. Virat Kohli has been the best finisher in the last couple of years, and he batted number 3. So just by giving people this term of 'finisher' doesn't make them a finisher," Gambhir said on Star Sports.

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Gambhir has always been vocal about his opinion on the finisher's role. He often said anyone can be a finisher and it's not necessary that only a lower-order batsman needs to be called a finisher. 

Twitterati felt the comments by Gambhir on Star Sports was a dig at India's former captain MS Dhoni who's called as the best finisher India has ever produced. 

Dhoni had recently hit the winning six for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) to qualify for the IPL 2021 playoffs. 

Here are the reactions of fans to Gambhir's comment: 

 

 
 

By Sihyeu Singh - 02 Oct, 2021

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