Gautam Gambhir believes it will take a considerable amount of time for Sri Lanka to close the huge gap between them and Team India in the Cricket Test.
Team India beat the Lankan away team in one play and 222 runs in the First Test in Mohali. Winning also helps Rohit Sharma the best possible start to his tenure as Team India Test captain.
During a discussion on Star Sports, Gautam Gambhir was asked about how Rohit Sharma registered a strong win in his first Test as captain. He responded:
“There are too many differences between India and Sri Lanka. If we talk about Test cricket, there was a time when India and Sri Lanka played in the subcontinent, there was not much difference. But if you look at it today, India India has dominated. Sri Lanka will take a long time to close this gap.”
The former Indian cricketer points out that a one-way win is the best Rohit Sharma can expect as a first-time skater. Gautam Gambhir observed:
“When you captain your country for the first time in this format, you want to start with a win and there can’t be a more convincing win than this. You won the pitch, did everything one by one. precisely.”
Gautam Gambhir added that it was purely a team performance by the Indian side. He say:
“You score your runs, your lower-average scores the runs, and then your fast spinner and pitcher – so somewhere or another that’s a performance team fit.”
All of India’s players started in the First Test against Sri Lanka, although only Ravindra Jadeja (175 *) and Rishabh Pant (96) can make it big. It was an all-out effort by Indian bowlers, with only Jayant Yadav failing to pick up the wicket.
“Ravindra Jadeja – there can’t be a better test match than this” – Gautam Gambhir
While observing that the test match belonged to Ravindra Jadeja, Gautam Gambhir added that it could have been even better if he had taken another stick. He further explained:
“Ravindra Jadeja, there’s no doubt – there can’t be a better match than this one. It’s going to be icy if he takes 10 blob with 175 runs. I don’t remember when someone did. would have done last time – scoring over 150 runs and winning 10 championships.”
Jadeja will become the first player to score more than 150 runs and win 10 batting in a Test match. Unfortunately, the last two snaps of the Sri Lankan second round were taken by Mohammed Shami and Ravichandran Ashwin, and he was stuck in a nine-rattle match.
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