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IPL 2016: Did KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir take a dig at Virat Kohli after RCB's loss in final vs SRH?

New Delhi: Minutes after SunRisers Hyderabad beat Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL 9 final on Sunday, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir took to Twitter to congratulate the winning team.

But it seems, that in his message, Gambhir tried to take a dig at Kohli, with who he had been involved in an on-field scuffle in the same tournament few years back, when the duo had to be separated as they were on verge of a physical fight.

The grudge was quite visible this year as well, when during the match against RCB, Gambhir kicked a chair and hurled a few abuses as Yusuf Pathan was hitting the winning blows.

In his tweet, Gambhir wrote: “Congratulations @SunRisers on winning @IPL Nice guys DO finish first. Well done. Bowler win u cricket matches be it any format @BCCI”, with emphasis on the word ‘DO’.

Now only Gambhir can reveal whether he was taking a pot shot at the Indian Test captain or it was a just an expression by the veteran player.

From Zee News

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IPL 2017 Points Table

Teams MP Won Lost Pts
MI 14 10 4 20
RPS 14 9 5 18
SRH 14 8 5 17
KKR 14 8 5 16
KXIP 14 7 7 14
DD 14 6 8 12
GL 14 4 10 8
RCB 14 3 10 7


1 David Warner
2 Gautam Gambhir
KKR | 498 Runs
3 Shikhar Dhawan
SRH | 479 Runs


1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar
26 Wickets
2 Jaydev Unadkat
RPS | 24 Wickets
3 Jasprit Bumrah
MI | 20 Wickets