Gambhir aims to prove his worth as India A face Australia in final warm-up
Axed from the Test team after a prolonged form slump, India ‘A’ skipper Gautam Gambhir will have a point to prove when he leads out the side in a three-day warm-up cricket match against the Australians starting in Chennai on Saturday.
The left-handed opener, who hasn’t scored a Test century for three years now, was dropped from the squad for the four-Test series against Australia starting in Chennai on February 22.
Replaced by Shikhar Dhawan, who was originally named the A squad skipper, Gambhir found himself demoted to the role – ironical for a player once seen as captaincy material for the senior national squad. Read more
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