11/04/2016 11:33 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:26 AM IST

#BringHarshaBack, Say Distraught Fans

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 20: Star Sport commentator Harsha Bhogle during day four of 2nd Investec Test match between England and India at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 20, 2014 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Harsha Bhogle's unexpected ouster from IPL this year has led to wild speculations on the reasons behind this sudden move. Harsha Bhogle's own surprise over the termination of his contract by BCCI has added fuel to fire.

“No one told me anything. I have not been formally told of the reason even now,” Bhogle told The Indian Express. " All I have been told is ‘it is a BCCI management decision’."

His 3.66 million followers on Twitter and his other fans are not amused, and are urging the cricket board to take back the decision and reinstate him. As several of his fans pointed out, Bhogle has a bigger following than even BCCI (by over a million Twitter users).

The demand for his return is only growing.

The ninth edition of the IPL began over the weekend. Bhogle's fans say they would rather watch it on mute than not have their favourite commentator around.

The fans have some interesting comparisons.

And the love comes even from overseas...

They can be extremely vindictive too.

And are ready to go where Bhogle is.

Because he will win it for them.

Harsha Bhogle is speechless.

Is the BCCI listening?

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