Commentary is something that brings the viewer closer to the game. But Hindi Commentary is losing its value for some inappropriate comments on the air. Hence the latest example of that happened when former Indian cricketer Virendra Sehwag addressed Indian Star Virat Kohli as “Chhamiya”.
Virat doesn’t hold back his joy and express it in a funny and aggressive way most of the time. On Wednesday, Virat celebrated England Wicket-keeper Sam Billings’s wicket by dancing. Then Akash Chopra drew the attention of Sehwag and told to watch Virat Kohli’s dance to which the former cricketer replied “Chhamiya naach rhi hai” on air.
His choice of words made the fans fuming. And the fans reacted on Twitter. Some said the Hindi commentary has become woeful nowadays, some said professional commentators are needed instead of the ex-cricketers who don’t even know where to use which language.
Some commentaries are pinned into India fans’ minds like in the 2007 WC final Ravi Shastri’s “…And Sreeshant takes it” and “India, the World TT champion”, on that tournament when Yuvraj hit the final six of the 36 runs over against Broad, then Ravi’s “..And he put it away or has he? Yes! Six sixes in an over” and most importantly the famous “Dhoni, finishes off in style . India lift the world cup after 28 years. The party started in the dressing room” after India conquered the World Cup,2011 will always be there in the corner of every fans’ mind.
But nowadays some Hindi commentaries are losing their value with the woeful choice of the word. And Virendra Sehwag has made that mistake.