Left-handed batsman Gautam Gambhir has been in fine form in the ongoing Ranji Trophy and has been playing the mentor’s role to the youngster after stepping down as Delhi captain.
On Day 3 of the match against Himachal Pradesh, Gambhir could not complete his half-century. All thanks to the hilarious folly committed by the southpaw.
After striking the ball, Dhruv Shorey asked Gambhir to take a couple of runs but the latter ran quite casually for a second and could not land his bat on time. Rishi Dhawan, the fielder collected the ball and whipped the bails off in a flash.
In no time, Gambhir was seen making his way back to the pavilion on the score of 49.
Now on Children’s Day (14th November), the left-hander posted a tweet where he took a jibe at himself for the lazy run-out. He took to Twitter and wrote, “Anaiza to Aazeen: Didi, how did papa celebrate Children’s Day? Aazeen replied: Well, today in the Ranji Trophy match he got run out like a kid!!!! Papa: 🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈 @natashagambhir2 #ChildrensDay.”
Anaiza to Aazeen: Didi, how did papa celebrate Children’s Day?
Aazeen replied: Well, today in the Ranji Trophy match he got run out like a kid!!!!
Papa: 🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈🙈 @natashagambhir2 #ChildrensDay pic.twitter.com/qUDKXgFYht
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) November 14, 2018
Talking about the match, Delhi won the toss and elected to bat first at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium. In the first innings, the host’s put up 317 runs on the scoreboard. Dhruv Shorey was the highest scorer for his team with 88 runs from 158 deliveries. Himachal Pradesh got out on 223 runs in the first innings and Delhi declared their second innings on 281 runs.