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‘It is over, Gauti,’ declares Gambhir as he announces retirement

DNMUM427466 | 12/5/2018 | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :816

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End of innings | Ex-India opener will make final appearance in upcoming Ranji Trophy before stepping down from all forms

Gautam Gambhir may not be remembered for his compact technique or flawless strokes or even for his temperament. The former India opener will certainly be remembered for his grit.
It was his grit that made him one of the most successful batsmen of his times despite the ‘flaws’ in his technique. That’s how Gambhir was known inside his home state Delhi’s dressing room.
On Tuesday when he finally called it quits from all forms of cricket, it was Gambhir’s grit and determination to not play the game without 100 per cent fitness that helped him to reach the hardest decision of his life. He will make one final apparance in the Ranji Trophy tie against Andhra at the Kotla from December 6.
Though the left-handed batsman has not pl
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