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Gautam Gambhir UNHAPPY with Virat Kohli winning Man of the Series award, feels THIS player should be joint-winner | Cricket News

Gautam Gambhir UNHAPPY with Virat Kohli profitable Man of the Collection award, feels THIS participant must be joint-winner | Cricket Information

Gautam Gambhir, a former cricketer for India who’s now a broadcaster, has at all times been upfront when evaluating his workforce’s efficiency following a recreation or a sequence. Amongst many different issues that Gambhir remarked following the Sri Lanka ODI sequence, he prompt that the participant of the sequence award ought to have been shared moderately than handed to a single particular person. Since he scored 283 runs in three video games in opposition to Sri Lanka, together with just a few of centuries, Virat Kohli, a mainstay of Indian batting, was named the participant of the sequence. Nevertheless, Gambhir believed that Mohammed Siraj, a bowler, was on par with Kohli.

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Siraj did the identical with the ball, routinely making early breakthroughs within the powerplay whereas additionally controlling the run-flow, whereas Kohli was the standout performer for India with the bat. Siraj completed the sequence with 9 wickets, and Gambhir claimed that the bowler was excellent and {that a} joint participant of the sequence award ought to have been given.

“For me, I believe he was on par with Virat Kohli. There ought to have been a joint Man of the Collection as a result of he was distinctive and these have been stunning batting wickets. I do know we’re at all times tempted in direction of batters getting huge a whole lot however I believe Mohammed Siraj was completely distinctive too on this complete sequence,” Gambhir mentioned on Star Sports activities.

The sequence finale noticed Siraj flip in his biggest efficiency, taking 4/32 and practically lacking his first five-wicket haul as Sri Lanka capitulated to 73 all out in response to India’s 390. The brilliance of the spell, not simply on Sunday however all through the sequence, allowed India to enter Sri Lanka’s center order early in all three video games, regardless of Gambhir’s prediction that five-fors would ultimately come.

“I believe the hallmark is, he’ll get many extra five-fors, it is not about that he did not get it immediately however how good was he, particularly with the brand new ball. In each recreation, he was capable of set the tone,” Gambhir additional added.