While not mentioning Dhoni by name, Gambhir argues that the individual and their public relations team were responsible for elevating Dhoni to hero status for the 2007 and 2011 World Cups.
Gambhir has sought ad-interim relief and also sought an unconditional written apology from the newspaper.
Gambhir has taken legal action against the paper, its editor Aditya Chopra, and correspondents Amit Kumar and Imran Khan
The altercation happened at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Monday
On the BJP leader's earlier claim that the AAP government’s 'massive ego' has stopped them from accepting funds from him, Kejriwal had stated that money was not the problem right now but the unavailability of PPE kits.
This was in response to cricketer-turned BJP leader's claim that the AAP government's 'massive ego' has stopped the leaders from accepting funds from him.
The stylish left-hander had scored 97 while Dhoni, who had promoted himself to No 4, smashed an unbeaten 91 as India won by six wickets.
The BJP lawmaker had already released Rs 1 crore from his MPLADS fund to PM-CARES Fund in fight against coronavirus.
Prior to this, Gambhir had offered to release rupees 50 lakh from his MPLADS fund for the equipment to treat coronavirus patients in Delhi government hospitals.