No surprise in the batting lineup
There are no big surprises in Gambhir’s announced batting lineup. He suggests that Rohit Sharma and Rahul should be the starters. In the middle order are Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant. The team needs Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja as their all-rounders.
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Varun in the team
Gambhir has three pacemakers and two spinners in his squad. Gambhir has added Varun Chakraborty to his team. It did not consider senior spinners R Ashwin and Rahul Chahar. All three pacemakers are on the team. Jaspreet Bumra, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Mohammad Shami are the pacemakers.
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Gautam Gambhir’s team
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (capt), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Varun Chakraborty, Mohammad Shami, and Jaspreet Bumra.
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