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
PM Modi warned, that if the citizens don't follow a complete lockdown for the coming 21 days, the nation will go back 21 years and many families will be devastated.
Delhi is under lockdown to check the spread of coronavirus. Gambhir had earlier urged people to strictly follow the rules in place amid lockdown announced by the various governments across the country in a way to stop the spread of the deadly virus.
He was also quick to defend young Indian opener Prithvi Shaw.
The southpaw feels that even though Mayank isn't as destructive as Virender Sehwag or David Warner, the 29-year-old has clarity of mind.
Coming into bat at number five, KL Rahul played an unbeaten knock of 88 runs to help India post a commendable total against New Zealand in 1st ODI.