Gautam Gambhir recalls his experience of sharing room with MS Dhoni: All we used to talk about was hair: Former India opener Gautam Gambhir shared the expertise of being roommates with ex-captain MS Dhoni throughout their early days when each had been touring with the A staff to Zimbabwe.
Gautam Gambhir recalls his experience of sharing room with MS Dhoni: All we used to talk about was hair
Gamers used to share rooms, particularly on abroad excursions, and Gambhir was paired with Dhoni on their 2004 tour to Zimbabwe.
Dhoni’s hair was the frequent subject of debate between the 2 whereas Gambhir additionally revealed that they as soon as needed to sleep on the ground due to the small measurement of their resort room.
“We had been roommates for greater than a month and all we used to speak about was ‘hair’ as a result of he had these lengthy hair again then,” Gambhir mentioned on Star Sports activities’ chat present Cricket Linked.
“We talked about how he would preserve his hair and all that stuff. I keep in mind us sleeping on the ground as soon as as a result of we had a really small room and the primary week, we mentioned learn how to make it greater.
“So we eliminated the beds out of the room and we each had been sleeping on the ground, with the mattress on the ground, and it was an incredible second,” Gambhir mentioned.
“We went to Kenya collectively, we went for India A tour to Zimbabwe collectively and spent quite a lot of time collectively. However while you share a room for a month and a half with somebody, you get to know rather a lot about that particular person.”
Gambhir additionally make clear Dhoni’s captaincy, saying that he was fortunate to have a staff full of superstars like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh within the 2011 World Cup in India.
“Dhoni has been a really fortunate captain as a result of he acquired a tremendous staff in each format,” Gambhir mentioned.
“Captaining 2011 World Cup staff was very simple for Dhoni as a result of we had gamers like Sachin, Sehwag, myself, Yuvraj, Yusuf, Virat, so he had acquired the perfect groups, whereas Ganguly needed to work very arduous for it, and because of this Dhoni received so many trophies,” Gambhir mentioned.