Credit: Twitter

Credit: Twitter

The game between Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday grabbed the headlines for more than one reason. The game witnessed some unwanted controversial scenes, when two big names in the cricketing world, Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir engaged in a verbal spat. Among several cricketers who condemned the incident, one is former India pacer, Harbhajan Singh, who himself was involved in a scuffle with Sreesanth in the opening season of the Indian Premier League. 

The incident involving Virat and Gambhir drew massive reactions from other cricketers as well as has currently become the most talked about topic on social media.  While talking about the Kohli-Gambhir incident, Harbhajan Singh recalled one of the most controversial incidents of the IPL. 

Speaking on his YouTube channel, the former India legend said that these incidents are not good for the game and is ashamed of what had happened during the 'slapgate' controversy in 2008. "Virat Kohli is a legend, should not get involved in such things. Whatever happened between Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir was not right for cricket. I’m ashame d of what I did with S Sreesanth," said Harbhajan while speaking on his YouTube channel.

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Notably, Harbhajan Singh and Sreesanth engaged in a controversial incident during the IPL 2008, when the former slapped the latter in Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab game. Also, during the LSG vs RCB clash that took place on May 1 in IPL 2023, RCB star Virat Kohli and LSG mentor Gautam Gambhir engaged in a verbal banter when the latter intervened in Kohli and LSG all-rounder Kyle Mayers' conversation. Naveen and Kohli got into a heated argument during the post-match handshake. 

Speaking of the game, Faf-led RCB took down the LSG squad by 18 runs and tied RR, CSK, LSG, and PBKS with five wins in nine matches, however, their lower net run rate placed them at the fifth spot in the IPL 2023 points table. RCB  will lock horns with Delhi Capitals on May 6 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium.