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Nothing beats playing again for nation, says ambitious Gambhir

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 28 Sep 2016 5:50 AM GMT

Nothing beats playing again for nation, says ambitious Gambhir
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New Delhi: Rejoiced after being recalled for the New Zealand Test series, Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday said that he is very excited and bit nervous too regarding his comeback in the Indian Cricket team.

Gauti, on Twitter, turned emotional saying, “nothing beats playing again for the country.”

The unsung hero of 2011 World Cup has scored 356 runs playing some awe-inspiring knocks in the recently concluded Duleep trophy.

The selection committee on Tuesday included opener batsman Gautam Gambhir in the squad for the rest of the two Test matches to be played against New Zealand. He has replaced Lokesh Rahul who has been ruled out from the series due to injury in his right hamstring.

He also thanked Board of Control for Cricket in India and players of the team.

https://twitter.com/GautamGambhir/status/780864531765473280

https://twitter.com/GautamGambhir/status/780862899866644480

The ambitious Gautam Gambhir will look to seal his place as opener if played in the playing 11 ahead of Shikhar Dhawan.

"BCCI medical team has confirmed that team India opener, KL Rahul has an injury in his right hamstring and he is ruled out for the remainder of the Paytm Test series against New Zealand," BCCI Secretary Ajay Shirke had said in a release.

"The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Gautam Gambhir as Rahul's replacement for the next two Test matches," he had added.

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Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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