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
Gujarat Lions lost to the Delhi Daredevils bby eight wickets on Tuesday, their second successive defeat, but continue to top the IPL points table
Suresh Raina will lead new Rajkot team -- Gujarat Lions -- in IPL 2016. Australian all-rounder and IPL veteran Brad Hodge will be the coach.
Shane Watson was fined USD 750 for breaching the Champions League Twenty20 Code of Behaviour during the first semis against Chennai Super Kings at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
Brad Hodge's 109 runs at a strike rate of nearly 200 has been instrumental in Rajasthan Royals reaching the final of the Champions League T20.
Rahul Dravid described his team's performance as "fantastic" and said the boys have done incredibly well in the Indian Premier League and the ongoing Champions League. Asked about Brad Hodge, who injured his knee after colliding with teammate Shane Watson in the field, Dravid hoped it wasn't too serious.
Volts' semifinal chances now depend on the outcome of the final Group A match between Mumbai Indians and Perth Scorchers at Delhi today.
A triple-wicket maiden from the returning Rahul Shukla at the start of Otago's innings gave Rajasthan early control of the match, but they needed the continuing good form of Ajinkya Rahane (52 off 48) and the calm poise of Brad Hodge in the death overs (52 not out off 23) to pull them out of the woods.
Australian batsman Brad Hodge, who has the ability to mould his game to every situation, attributed his hitting ability to the baseball training he underwent during his formative years.