Bhuvi’s great comeback biggest plus , Ashwin should be in T20I squad : Gautam Gambhir

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Gautam Gambhir showered  huge praise on Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s great comeback from injury in the just ended T20I series . He said that Bhuvi’s skills with the ball makes him a great bowler in white ball format.


Gambhir said that even if not blessed with pace over 140 kph , Bhuvi’s skills with the ball and his ability to bowl well at the death and in powerplay and his wicket taking ability makes him a great exponent in white ball format and once Bumrah returns , India ‘s pace attack will be top notch in white ball formats 
If may be mentioned that in a high scoring decider in the 5th T20I , Bhuvneswar bowled outstandingly well giving away only 15 runs in 4 overs and taking the vital wickets of Roy and Buttler , both lethal  powerhitters and big matchwinners in the England lineup .

Gambhir has also spoken in strong terms again on Ravichandran Ashwin’s inclusion in T20I squad . Replying to a question in espncricinfo post match show on Sundar’s performance , Gambhir suggested that Ashwin with his skillsets and his wicket taking ability commands a spot in T20I setup .

The first 4 names in the Indian T20I squad for World cup for me is  Rohit , Virat , Bumrah & Ashwin . For me Ashwin is a big  wicket taking option and can bowl any time in the game . He is only  off spinner who can take the ball away & has lot of skills . Even if India is not going in with any wrist spinner it doesn’t matter . Ashwin is a great option when bowling at lefties like Gayle , DKock. Dont need Sundar’s batting once Jadeja is back , so Ashwin with his far greater bowling skills is a must for India  T20I squad  —  Gambhir said.

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