Gautam Gambhir feels India’s batting is not that stronger despite having former Indian skipper, MS Dhoni in the XI. India’s batting has been under the scanner as their dependency on the top three is well documented. When India’s top three falters, the team invariably loses most of the times.
Former Indian player, Gautam Gambhir opened up on India’s composition going into the World Cup yesterday during the series-decider between India and Australia.
“I feel squad has been more or less finalized because after the series we have IPL followed by World Cup. I don’t think there is any doubt regarding the squad. But I can guarantee this that this isn’t India’s best playing XI. Virat Kohli had said that this is India’s most likely playing XI for World Cup. But this playing XI does not give you enough confidence. Even if you add MS Dhoni to this team, you won’t find that batting depth in this playing XI,” Gambhir told on air.
“We are sorted combination wise. We know our playing XI going into the World Cup. There will be just one change based on condition. When Hardik Pandya will come back, he gives depth in batting and opens up options in bowling. We know where we are going. We are clear about our playing XI,” added Gambhir.