Salman Khan and the Olympics Association has been widely criticised for this decision.
India’s left-arm opening batsman and IPL franchise, Kokalata Knight Rider’s captain Gautam Gambhir has also expressed displeasure over the decision.
When asked about sentiments being hurt due to government’s decision to appoint Bollywood actorSalman Khan as the goodwill ambassador for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir said, “Look I believe in that as well.
There are no shortages of real sportspersons in this country and people have done some massive things in this country.”
“I would have been happier if someone like Abhinav Bindra or someone else would have been made the ambassador.”