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Harsha Bhogle responds after Amitabh Bachchan, MS Dhoni's criticism of Indian commentators

Bachchan's views on Indian commentators were immediately endorsed by Team India skipper MS Dhoni.

Harsha Bhogle responds after Amitabh Bachchan, MS Dhoni's criticism of Indian commentators

New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan was on Wednesday clearly upset with Indian commentators after MS Dhoni and co pulled off a miracle win against Bangladesh in the ICC World Twenty20 in Bengaluru.

Taking to social micro-blogging site Twitter, Big B said the Indian commentators were focusing more on other players instead of the Men in Blue.

Bachchan's views were immediately endorsed by Team India skipper MS Dhoni.

Fans and followers of the duo then  commenced a guessing game to figure out who the legendary actor's tweet was aimed at.

Bachchan claimed it was neither Sunil Gavaskar nor Sanjay Manjrekar. After these two names were ruled out, fans assumed the superstar was referring to Harsha Bhogle.

On Thursday, Bhogle took to social networking site Facebook to clear the air, responding to the criticism in a dignified manner.

While there is no clarity whether Bachchan's remark was aimed at Bhogle, the latter did send him a Direct Message on Twitter to offer a clarification.

According to Bhogle, the English commentary feed is aired to an international audience. Hence it is important for the anchor and experts to focus on all the teams participating in the tournament. Bhogle also informed in the detailed post that Hindi commentators had the luxury of covering all angles related to Indian cricketers as that feed was directed at a local audience.

I must confess to being a bit taken aback by the intensity of the criticism yesterday over the question of focussing...

Posted by Harsha Bhogle on Thursday, March 24, 2016

 

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