Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir were also fined (PC: PTI)
New Delhi. Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir can be face to face again in IPL 2023. After Royal Challengers Bangalore’s victory over Rajasthan Royals, Lucknow Super Giants added fuel to the fire. Kohli-adorned Bangalore defeated Rajasthan by a huge margin of 112 runs in the 60th match of IPL. With this victory, Bangalore has reached the 5th position. He has increased his strong steps for the playoffs.
The equations that are being made in the point table. Looking at that, there is also a possibility that once again Bangalore and Lucknow may come face to face. Both the teams can clash in the Eliminator. Lucknow is in fourth place with 13 points. Meanwhile, Lucknow has added fuel to the fire between the two.
Lucknow created the atmosphere
After the victory of Bangalore, Lucknow made a tweet and wrote RCB. Along with this, 2 emojis were also shared. This post from Lucknow has infuriated the fans and the matter which seemed to be settling down, once again got heated up. Bangalore is just one point behind Lucknow. Both the teams now have to play 2-2 matches and both have a chance to enter the playoffs.
— Lucknow Super Giants (@LucknowIPL) May 14, 2023
Kohli and Gambhir clashed
In fact, the last time both the teams met face-to-face, Bangalore had won, but after that Kohli and Lucknow’s mentor Gautam Gambhir clashed on the field. Lucknow’s Naveen ul Haq also fought with Kohli. After which all three were also punished. While Kohli and Gambhir got 100 per cent match fee cut, Naveen lost 50 per cent match fee.