Former Indian cricket workforce batsman Gautam Gambhir revealed his decisions for an all-time India Test XI and he determined to go along with Anil Kumble as the skipper of the aspect forward of MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli. Both Dhoni and Kohli had been a part of the chosen aspect however Gambhir nonetheless went with Kumble whom he considers to be one of the best captain he has performed underneath. Gambhir selected the legendary duo of Sunil Gavaskar and Virender Sehwag as his openers with Rahul Dravid popping out to bat on No. 3. The center order comprised of Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Kapil Dev in an all-rounder position and MS Dhoni as the wicket-keeper. Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh had been the chosen spinners whereas the tempo division included stalwarts Javagal Srinath and Zaheer Khan.
“Sehwag and I were having dinner when Kumble walked in and said that you guys will open throughout the series no matter what. Even if you get 8 ducks it doesn’t matter. I have never heard such words from anyone in my career. So, if I have to give my life for someone, it would be Anil Kumble. Those words are still in my heart,” Gambhir advised SportsTak throughout a current interplay when requested to selected one of the best captain he has performed underneath.
“Had he captained India for a longer duration like Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli, he would have made many records. He captained in tough series’ in Australia and Sri Lanka,” Gambhir added.
The fascinating a part of Gambhir’s workforce is the bowling line-up as the quartet performed collectively for a while and all 4 had been kind of mainstays for India within the late 1990s and the 2000s decade.
Gautam Gambhir’s all time India Test XI: Sunil Gavaskar, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Kapil Dev, MS Dhoni, Harbhajan Singh, Anil Kumble (Captain), Zaheer Khan, Javagal Srinath.