Cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar feels that Gambhir can still make a comeback to Indian cricket team likewise Ashish Nehra. His brilliant Performance in IPL so far with leading Run scorer in Indian Premier League 2016 and Orange Cap holder with 226 runs and 2 fifties in his 4 matches.
Gambhir’s recent scores in IPL 34, 90*, 64, 38*. With great partnership of Uthappa and Gambhir the table topper Kolkata Knight Riders Skipper is in well form and its good news for KKR and Gambhir it self that he will make a comeback in Indian cricket team.His consistency with the bat has impressed the legend very much.
At the point when asked about the issue,Gavaskar said “Why not? The way he has batted in this competition led from the front and paced his innings alongside different aspects of batsmanship certainly puts him in line for a recall into the Indian team. It’s good to see him bat well.”
Gavaskar additionally examined the 34-year old’s performance in the game and lauded his determination to buckle down.
“He had gone through a bit of a slump. I think there was a footwork problem. Now, you can see his feet are moving well which means that he has worked very hard and the results are showing.” Gavaskar Added in his statement.
He continued, “I think if you have once played for India, you never give up hopes for playing for India again. What’s the point of playing in Ranji Trophy and IPL if the ambition of playing for India is not there?”
The legendary opener feels that Gambhir more likely worked hard on his footwork which had given him issues before.“He must have worked hard as he has had few footwork problems earlier,” said Gavaskar.
Gavaskar also commented on Shikhar Dhawan’s droop in structure is basically because of his moderate footwork and his tendency to get out economically in a couple matches at a stretch is the reason behind why the Hyderabad left-hander’s disappointments get highlighted. He opined that it may be because of his hesitant and moderate feet development that bringing on him every one of the issues. It is possible that he is not 100% fit or he is battling with some sort of sluggishness in his body that makes his footwork moderate amid the batting.
Asked if there is pressure on Dhawan to perform, Gavaskar said “He is constantly under pressure to perform. The problem is when Dhawan fails, he fails in 4-5 matches and people forget the runs that he has scored. He has 9 centuries and around 17 scores of over 50 in limited overs cricket.”
His inform performance is likewise not helping the Sun Risers Hyderabad either. Yet, Gavaskar tossed his weight behind the under-flame Dhawan by indicating out that people tend to overlook his great days as well.