A huge controversy has erupted after LSG vs RCH match on Monday. Virat Kohli was involved in a heated altercation with Lucknow Super Giants bowler Naveen Ul Haq during the game which continued even after the match. Things got more intense as LSG mentor Gautam Gambhir jumped in and argued with the former RCB skipper. Now, Kohli and Afghanistan pacer has taken to their Instagram account to stretch the controversy further. Both cricketers have posted cryptic stories on their Instagram handles.
Virat Kohli and Naveen Ul Haq post cryptic Instagram stories
Naveen Ul Haq took to his Insta handle to post a story that reads ‘You get what you deserve that’s how it should be and that’s how it goes’. Fans also noticed that the Afghanistan cricketer has unfollowed Kohli on Instagram after the incident.
Pictures on Naveen’s account have also flooded with comments from Kohli fans who are unimpressed with his act with RCB batter. Naveen had to turn off comments in the latest posts after the abuse he is facing. However, fans are now commenting on his old posts.
On the other hand, Virat Kohli to expressed his feelings via Instagram. The Bangalore batter’s story reads; ‘Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth’
Kohli, Gambhir and Naveen Ul Haq fined after LSG vs RCB
The match referee has taken action on the ruckus which took place in LSG vs RCB match in Lucknow. Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir have been fined their 100% match fees; 1.07 crore and 25 lakh respectively. While the Afghanistan pacer Naveen Ul Haq faced 1.79 lakh rupees fine which is 50% of his match fees.
The reason behind Kohli’s fight with Naveen and Gambhir
Several videos are going viral after the game. But it all started with an on-field spat between Virat Kohli and Naveen Ul Haq. The RCB batsman was seen provoking Naveen Ul Haq by pointing at his shoe which was the reason the young pacer refuses to have a word with Kohli after the game. Here’s the video.
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Virat Kohli was also spotted taking a dig at Gautam Gambhir’s ‘finger on lips’ gesture which he did a week ago. After taking a catch, Kohli hyped up the Lucknow crowd with a celebration which seemed he was telling ‘I won’t shut you guys as he (Gambhir) did in Chinnaswamy, I love the crowd’.
"I won't shut you guys like he (gambhir) did in chinnaswamy, I love the crowd " this is actually what Virat Kohli means here! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/Nsc0pOKp4h
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