Sunil Gavaskar’s commentary began in Hindi. Later, he said, “Are we cricket players? People are angry when they see that. If you live in India, you should know Hindi … ‘ Sushil Doshi made these remarks when Kannada and Gujarati teams were playing two languages.
According to the 2011 census, 43% of the people in India speak Hindi. But not all Hindi-speaking mother tongues are Hindi. Bhojpuri and Rajasthani are also spoken in Hindi. The number of speakers of Hindi is only 26 per cent. However, the BCCI commentator’s Hindi argument has been criticized on social media.