Ravi Shastri backs Anushka Sharma on controversy with Sunil Gavaskar.
Gavaskar had earlier reiterated that the entire state of affairs was blown out of proportion.
Workforce India head coach Ravi Shastri has expressed his views for the controversy involving his former teammate Sunil Gavaskar and Anushka Sharma, spouse of India and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli.
Kohli struggled to time the ball within the first few video games on the IPL 2020 and Gavaskar opened up in regards to the struggles of the RCB captain on-air. The Mumbai acknowledged, “Sirf Anushka ki bowling ki apply ki hai unhone”, referring to Virat-Anushka’s viral video of taking part in cricket of their Mumbai residence throughout the lockdown interval.
Although a bit additionally supported Gavaskar, he was slammed left, right and centre by the majority for his remarks.
A month later, Shastri cleared his stance on the entire controversy. The previous cricketer backed the Bollywood actress saying that Anushka is entitled to precise her opinions if she felt harm by Gavaskar’s feedback.
“If Anushka Sharma felt it, she is entitled to say. Whether or not the remark made by Sunil Gavaskar is agreeable or not, I’d not have gone down that route myself,” Shastri advised Occasions Now.
If Anushka Sharma felt it, she is entitled to say. Whether or not the remark made by Sunil Gavaskar is agreeable or not, I’d not have down that route myself: @RaviShastriOfc, Head Coach, Indian cricket group tells Navika Kumar on #FranklySpeakingWithRaviShastri. pic.twitter.com/nWR5J1STUa
— TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) October 31, 2020
Nonetheless, after Anushka’s outburst on the entire situation, Gavaskar had defended his assertion by clarifying on-air, “I didn’t make any sexist remark. I stated Virat Kohli didn’t get time to apply throughout the lockdown. All of us noticed how Virat Kohli was working towards on his terrace and Anushka was bowling to him. I simply stated Virat solely bought likelihood to apply on Anushka’s bowling,” Gavaskar opined.