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'Amazing what people will do for money'; Hodge lashes out at Kohli

Former Australian cricketer was critical of Indian skipper's antics

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Former Australian cricketer Brad Hodge was critical of Indian captain Virat Kohli’s antics in an advertising campaign.

Hodge appeared astounded at the spectacle, stating that it was amazing what people are willing to do for money.

 

Amazing what people do for money

— Brad Hodge (@bradhodge007) May 16, 2019

 

Kohli recently starred in an advertising campaign alongside teammate Rishabh Pant. The campaign was for a men’s face care product.

The Indian batsman shared a video of the campaign that shows him and Pant dancing and rapping.

 

Watch me and @RishabPant777 team up with @HimalayaMEN to take care of the one problem that keeps coming back. PIMPLES! #HimalayaMenPimplesGottaGo #LookingGoodAndLovingIt #VIRATxRISHABH pic.twitter.com/Pj4qetiOX1

— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 16, 2019

 

Hodge’s comment ignited a stir in India as many fans of Kohli have come to the defence of their ace batsman. Many fans have pointed to Australia’s recent transgressions such as the Sandpaper incident and Australian players who have danced for advertising campaigns as a response to Hodge’s criticism.

 

Amazing what people do to win games #sandpaper

— King kohli⚔️ (@Kingkalyann) May 17, 2019

 

 

Yeah. Anything for 💲https://t.co/BMoTtYlCVn

— Nitesh Khandelwal (@k_nitzz23) May 17, 2019