Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 23 runs in the final of the Asia Cup to clinch the tournament title. After this match, former Indian team cricketer and Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir won the hearts of Sri Lankan fans present on the field by waving the Sri Lankan flag. But now the video of this incident is going viral on social media and Gautam Gambhir has come under the target of fans. There is a group on social media which is trolling the former cricketer fiercely.
The viral video has been shared by a Sri Lankan journalist Azam Amim from his Twitter account. Azam Amim shared the video and wrote, ‘Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir waved the Sri Lankan flag celebrating Sri Lanka’s victory after some fans criticized him for his comments during commentary.
Gautam Gambhir himself has also shared this video with fans from his official Twitter account, commenting on which users have expressed their displeasure. One user wrote, ‘Gautam Gambhir think twice before opening your mouth next time. Champion Sri Lanka. A user called Gautam Gambhir a traitor. The user wrote, ‘Do commentary, raise the flag of another country. You should be ashamed, traitor.’
Let us tell you that Sri Lanka was being considered as an underdog in the Asia Cup. Sri Lanka started the tournament with a loss against Afghanistan, but after that the Lankan team did not look back and defeated Bangladesh, Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan twice to win the title of champion.