Gautam Gambhir picks one of the toughest bowlers he faced in his career


Indo-Pak cricket clashes are always high octane and is a big occasion for both countries and indeed the entire cricketing world. The emotions on both sides runs high and while it’s just another game of cricket, it’s not okay to lose. A good or a bad performance in the game can give make one an instant zero or hero.

If Gautam Gambhir is involved in an Indo-Pak encounter then one can be rest assured that a scuffle isn’t far away. The intense Gambhir has had plenty of battles with Pakistan cricketers, most notably with Shahid Afridi and Kamran Akmal. However in a recent show the Delhi southpaw was asked to pick a Pakistani bowler he enjoyed competition with.

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Without hesitation the former Indian opener named Saeed Ajmal Ashe bowler who he enjoyed a battle with because he found it tough to play him. In fact, he hailed Ajmal as one of the most difficult bowler he ever faced. “One battle which I thoroughly enjoyed was against Saeed Ajmal. Because Ajmal was probably one of the toughest off-spinners I have faced, especially under lights as we couldn’t pick his Doosra. And the speed with which he used to bowl at, he was very very lethal,” the combative leftie confessed.

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