“Stark Difference From Toxicity, Abuse…”: Renowned Cricket Commentator Harsha Bhogle’s ‘Thank You Chennai’ Tweet Has People Talking

Crowd at the MA Chidambaram Stadium witnessed the empathic win of Mumbai Indians over Lucknow Super Giants in the Eliminator of IPL 2023 on Wednesday. Earlier, the Qualifier 1 between Gujarat Titans and Chennai Super Kings took place at the same venue, where the four-time champions emerged as the winners. The tournament will now move to Ahmedabad, where the Qualifier 2 and the summit clash will be taking place. As the Chennai leg of the Playoffs has been completed, renowned commentator Harsha Bhogle thanked the people of the city for their heartwarming hospitality.

Taking to Twitter, Bhogle wrote, “Thank you Chennai. I met such polite and welcoming people. Such a stark and happy difference from the toxicity and personal abuse from a specific set of people in recent times.”

This tweet from Bhogle went viral in no time as people started expressing their opinion in the comments.

Talking about the Eliminator, little known Uttarakhand engineer Akash Madhwal bowled a dream spell as his five-wicket haul took five-time champions Mumbai Indians one step closer to summit clash after thrashing Lucknow Super Giants by 81 runs.

Mumbai Indians scored 182 for 8 in 20 overs and it seemed 15 short given explosive batting firepower of Lucknow but Madhwal’s incredible figures of 3.3-0-5-5 and some terrific ground fielding led by skipper Rohit Sharma Saw Gautam Gambhir The mentored side crumbled for a paltry 101 in 16.3 overs.

The Rohit Sharma-led side will now take on Gujarat Titans on Friday in the second Qualifier in Ahmedabad to decide on Chennai Super Kings’ opposition for the big final on Sunday.

(With PTI inputs)

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