former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir he proved his mettle yet again when he led India Maharajas to a resounding 10-wicket victory against Asia Lions in Legends League Cricket (LLC) in Doha on March 14.
Gambhir scored an unbeaten 61 runs off just 36 balls, at an impressive strike rate of 169.44, hitting 12 fours in the process. The left-handed batsman also shared an unbeaten 159-run partnership with fellow opener Robin Uthappa, who played an incredible 88-run innings in 39 deliveries.
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This win was important for the team as it helped them record their first LLC Masters win after losing their first two games against the World Giants and The Lions. Gambhir’s performance was a testament to his skill and experience as a cricketer, and his leadership skills were also on display as he guided his team to comprehensive victory.
His teammate Irfan Pathan took to Twitter to praise Gautam Gambhir and Robin Uthappa for their outstanding performance in India Maharajas’ win against Asia Lions in Legends League Cricket (LLC).
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“Brother @GautamGambhir kya irada hai? Brilliant consistency and @robbieuthappa kuch nahi badla yaar. same power”, along with flexed bicep emoji.
You can take a man out of cricket but you can’t take cricket out of man… cheers brother @IrfanPathan
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) March 14, 2023
In response, Gambhir tweeted: “You can take a man out of cricket, but you can’t take cricket out of a man… cheers bro @IrfanPathan”
Gautam Gambhir has been in great form in the tournament so far:
For those unaware, Gautam Gambhir’s 61 unbeaten runs on 36 balls in the match against Asia Lions in Legends League Cricket (LLC) was his third consecutive half-century in the LLC Masters. In the first game, Gambhir scored 54 runs off 39 balls, and in the second game, he scored 68 runs off 42 deliveries.
This means that Gautam Gambhir has been in great form in the tournament so far, producing consistent performances with the bat. His excellent run-scoring ability has been a significant factor in India Maharajas’ campaign thus far. With his impressive form, Gambhir is also likely to be a key player for his team in the upcoming matches.
India Maharajas will be looking to avenge their two-run loss against the World Giants on Wednesday, March 15.