Updated May 29th, 2024 at 17:45 IST

Gautam Gambhir picks his favourite moments from IPL 2024, RCB's comeback on his list

Addressing the media frenzy around his relationship with Virat Kohli, Gautam Gambhir gave his honest take on the subject.

Gautam Gambhir and RCB | Image:KKR/BCCI
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Gautam Gambhir, the former Indian cricketer and current mentor of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), shared his favourite moments from the IPL 2024 season in an exclusive interview with Sportskeeda. Gambhir, who guided KKR to a memorable title win this year, highlighted three standout performances that left a significant impact on the tournament.

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Gautam Gambhir picks the top moments of IPL 2024

One of Gautam Gambhir's top picks was the incredible comeback by Royal Challengers Bengaluru. RCB's season took a dramatic turn as they clinched victory in their last six consecutive games, securing a spot in the IPL 2024 playoffs. Gambhir lauded this remarkable turnaround.

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Another highlight for Gautam Gambhir was the explosive opening partnership between Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) batsmen Abhishek Sharma and Travis Head. The duo consistently provided solid starts for their team, setting the foundation for several 250-plus scores. Gambhir also singled out the exceptional bowling performance of Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) fast bowler Mayank Yadav.

"Travis Head and Abhishek Sharma's opening partnership, Mayank Yadav's spell & RCB's comeback of six consecutive wins," Gambhir remarked.

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Gautam Gambhir on his relationship with Virat Kohli

Addressing the media frenzy around his relationship with Virat Kohli, Gautam Gambhir clarified that the public perception often diverges from reality. He emphasized that both he and Kohli are dedicated to their respective teams and their expressions of passion are part of their commitment to winning.

"The perception is far away from the reality. My relation with Virat Kohli is something this country doesn't need to know. He has as much right as I do to express himself and help our respective teams win. Our relation is not to give masala to public," Gambhir asserted.

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Gautam Gambhir won the IPL 2024 final as a mentor of Kolkata Knight Riders. KKR defeated SRH by 8 wickets to clinch their third IPL trophy on Sunday, May 26. Gambhir played a crucial role in the team's success this season. He returned to KKR ahead of IPL 2024 auction and made some big decisions to turn things in favour of the franchise. Gambhir has previously won two IPL titles with KKR as a captain of the side. 

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Published May 29th, 2024 at 17:36 IST