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Gautam Gambhir had a lot of talent but he couldn’t control his emotions and anger: Dilip Vengsarkar

Gambhir performed 58 Exams, 147 ODIs and 37 T20Is for India.

Dilip Vengsarkar and Gautam Gambhir
Dilip Vengsarkar and Gautam Gambhir. (Photograph Supply: Getty Pictures)

Gautam Gambhir didn’t play a lot for India after the highs of the World Cup in 2011. His type abandoned considerably put up the mega occasion and in an area of 18-24 months, was dropped from the group because of Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma’s rise on the prime of the order within the respective codecs. Virender Sehwag additionally misplaced his place throughout this era and two of India’s perfect openers have been changed and didn’t come again into the group later.

Relatively Gambhir did play a few Exams in 2016. However he was at all times the reserved opener and was dropped after the popular gamers returned. Ultimately, the left-hander retired from the sport in 2018 and entered politics. Gambhir performed a complete of 58 Exams, 147 ODIs and 37 T20Is for India and was the nation’s hero within the two World Cups as nicely scoring very important runs when wanted.

Nonetheless, the previous India cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar reckons that the Delhi batsman ought to’ve represented the nation way more than he truly did. Vengsarkar was on the helm of the choice committee when Gautam Gambhir rose by way of the ranks to turn into India’s #1 opener. However he feels that the latter couldn’t play extra for his nation as he couldn’t management his feelings.

He additionally referred to as the southpaw underrated whereas expressing his views. “Underrated participant. Had a number of expertise however couldn’t management his anger and feelings. I really feel that for the type of skill he had, he ought to have performed way more for India,” Vengsarkar stated whereas talking to the Instances of India.

Gautam Gambhir’s celebrated profession

Gautam Gambhir is unquestionably India’s World Cup hero. He scored a vital 75 off 54 deliveries within the last of the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007 in opposition to the arch-rivals Pakistan. After which performed a match-winning knock of 97 runs in opposition to Sri Lanka within the title conflict of the 2011 mega occasion.

So far as his profession is anxious, Gambhir 4154 Check and 5238 ODI runs other than amassing 932 runs within the shortest format of the sport. General, he smacked 20 tons on the worldwide stage which additionally features a double hundred in a Check in New Zealand.

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