The world knows that Gautam Gambhir is a very aggressive batsman as well as captain. He likes to play the game fair but hard. This aggression of his has been misinterpreted by many as arrogance. However, this video here is a testimony of the fact that Gambhir is one of the most inspirational and selfless players on the cricket field.
In this particular match, Gautam Gambhir had scored 150 runs, while chasing a massive target of 315 runs put up by Sri Lanka in Kolkata. He was not the lone centurion though from India. Virat Kohli, who was quite young at that time had scored his first ODI century in the match as well.
In the presentation ceremony, Gautam Gambhir was awarded the Man of the Match award. Gautam came to the stage to collect it but asked Ravi Shastri, who was hosting the ceremony that he wanted to gift the award to Virat Kohli.
This was one epic gesture from the Kolkata Knight Riders’ captain to a young Kohli.
Watch the video here: