Former India captain and batting legend Sunil Gavaskar is thought for his astute evaluation of the sport and skill to name a spade a spade on commentary. Gavaskar can also be recognized for his nice sense of humour and that was on show in the course of the IPL as he jokingly requested English commentator Alan Wilkins concerning the Kohinoor diamond in the course of the match between Rajasthan Royals and Lucknow Tremendous Giants.
Throughout a break within the sport, the broadcaster began exhibiting aerial photographs of the Marine Drive, which is also referred to as the “Queen’s Necklace”. Gavaskar, who was on air, made a reference concerning the priceless diamond saying, “We’re nonetheless awaiting the Kohinoor diamond.”
This left each Gavaskar and Wilkins laughing because the duo loved the banter. Wilkins mentioned that he knew Gavaskar was going to speak concerning the Kohinoor. The previous India captain went on and requested Wilkins if he may use any particular affect to ask the British authorities to return the diamond to India.
Watch: Sunil Gavaskar asks Alan Wilkins to ask the “British authorities to return the Kohinoor”
— Mohit Dinodia (@MohitDinodia) April 10, 2022
The Kohinoor is likely one of the largest minimize diamonds on the earth and is alleged to have been mined in India and is at the moment set within the crown of the Queen Mom of Britain.
Gavaskar’s reference to the priceless diamond left Indian cricket followers speaking about it on social media. Listed here are a number of tweets on it.
“We’re nonetheless ready for the Kohinoor diamond” ????????
~Sunil Gavaskar, 2022 (To Alan Wilkins)pic.twitter.com/3jOFNn4yCX
— Gems of Commentary (@GemsOfComms) April 11, 2022
Sunil Gavaskar ribbing Alan Wilkins concerning the British taking away the Kohinoor after Wilkins made a remark about Marine Drive being referred to as the Queen’s Necklace is GOLD! #TATAIPL2022
— Aniruddha Guha (@AniGuha) April 10, 2022
Sunil Gavaskar simply requested fellow commentator @Alanwilkins22 to return the Kohinoor. “When you’ve got any affect, possibly you may ask the Queen to return it.”
Gavaskar Sir ko Bharat Ratna when?
— Siddharth’s Echelon (@SiddharthKG7) April 10, 2022
Sunil Gavaskar simply did it!!
He requested Alan Wilkins to wiggle round his affect all the way in which as much as the royalty so as safe the Kohinoor again for India whereas commentating reside on TV in entrance of the tens of millions. Casually!
— Adam Rego ֎ (@mindfulprostate) April 10, 2022
Thanks, Sunil Gavaskar, for reminding Alan Wilkins concerning the Kohinoor diamond stolen by the British, for the latter couldn’t cease going gaga over the ‘Queen’s Necklace’, or what we all know because the Marine Drive.
— Tushar Gupta (@Tushar15_) April 10, 2022
— Anuj Trivedi (@anuj10trivedi) April 10, 2022
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