Former Australian cricketer Brad Hodge jumped on the bandwagon and took a dig at Virat Kohli.
Brad Hodge said that Australian batsmen have not been good enough against India in Tests.
Brad Hodge missed the latter stages of the Big Bash League due to complications caused by appendicitis.
Former Australia batsman Brad Hodge has been named as the head coach of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kings XI Punjab for a three-year term.
The big-hitting West Indian is the first batsman to achieve the feat in Twenty 20 cricket.
From this year onwards, March 30 will be remembered as 'World Apology Day,' R Ashwin tweeted.
Brad Hodge, coach of the Gujarat Lions team in the Indian Premier League, has been rattled by the backlash and issued a long apology after suggesting that Virat Kohli missed the fourth test in Dharamsala to rest his injured shoulder ahead of the IPL 2017.
Brad Hodge said that it would be "pretty dirty" of Virat Kohli if he turns out for the IPL opening match as Royal Challengers Bangalore captain against David Warner's Sunrisers Hyderabad on April 5.
Former India batsman, Mohammad Kaif was appointed as the assistant coach of Gujarat Lions for the upcoming Indian Premier League season starting April 5
Former India batsman Mohammad Kaif, who was also a part of the victorious Rajasthan Royals set-up in the inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League in 2008, is likely to take over as the assistant coach of Gujarat Lions