'Bhai ab RCB wale match mein maza kaise aayega' - Fans react as Gautam Gambhir leaves LSG, set to join KKR as mentor in IPL 2024

Gautam Gambhir was associated with the Lucknow Super Giants for two seasons of the Indian Premier League in 2022 and 2023, in which team made it to the playoffs.

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Gautam Gambhir (File Photo: Twitter)

Gautam Gambhir (File Photo: Twitter)

In a recent piece of news, former Indian cricketer and now a cricket pundit, Gautam Gambhir left the IPL franchise Lucknow Super Giants; he was associated with LSG as a mentor for the last two seasons since the arrival of the team in the Indian Premier League. Apart from this, he was also active as a commentator in the recently concluded ODI World Cup 2023 in India.

Gautam Gambhir also penned a heartfelt message at the end of his stint with LSG, he thanked the team members, support staff and the team owners who worked alongside him in the franchise.

“As I announce the end of my impeccable journey with Lucknow Super Giants, I am filled with love and immense gratitude towards all the players, coaches, support staff and every individual who has made this journey memorable,” wrote Gambhir in his recently uploaded X-post (formerly Twitter).

“I would like to thank Dr Sanjiv Goenka for his inspiring leadership while creating this remarkable franchise and for his tremendous support of all my endeavours. I’m sure that the team will do wonders in the future and will make every LSG fan proud. All the very best LSG brigade,” he added later.

"This is back to where it all started." - Gautam Gambhir on his return to KKR

Gambhir also spoke about his return to his old franchise KKR in the role of a mentor to work alongside coach Chandrakant Pandit. He said that this return was quite emotional for him.

“I am not an emotional person and not many things move me. But this is different. This is back to where it all started. Today, there is a lump in my throat and fire in my heart as I think about slipping into that purple and gold jersey once again. I am not only coming back to KKR but I am coming back to the city of joy. I am back. I am hungry. I am number 23. Ami KKR,” Gambhir was quoted as saying in a media release from Kolkata Knight Riders.

Here’s how fans reacted to Gautam Gambhir leaving LSG and joining KKR:



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