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Sunil Gavaskar on Sarfaraz Khan: Sunil Gavaskar scolds Sarfaraz over 'that' bad shot | leader

Leaders Online Desk: India's legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar was furious with Sarfaraz Khan's shot selection on the second day of the Dharamsala Test against England (Day 8). On the second day of the ongoing fifth Test at Dharamsala, Sarfraz Khan had a chance to make a big knock. He was dismissed while hitting aggressively. He scored 56 runs in 60 balls in the first innings. This time he hit 8 fours and 1 six. (Sunil Gavaskar on Sarfaraz Khan)

Why is Sunil Gavaskar angry with Sarfraz?

Indian openers gave the team a good start while chasing the challenge given by England. In this, Rohit and Shubman Gill were dismissed with successful half-centuries. After this, Sarfraz, who came out to bat, had a chance to make a big innings. But he was caught by Joe Root in the midst of an aggressive shot off the ball by England spinner Shoaib Bashir. Due to this, Sunil Gavaskar during the commentary of the match gave Sarfraz a hard word. (Sunil Gavaskar on Sarfaraz Khan)

Gavaskar took Sarfraz's class

Sunil Gavaskar said during the commentary of 'Jio Cinema', 'The ball was released after flight. So this was not a ball to hit aggressively in high spirits. But, trying to hit a big shot, he was caught by Root. If you are playing the first ball after the tee break, give yourself some timeffff to settle. Don Bradman told me that every ball I face I feel like I am at zero. Although I am on 200. And Sarfraz is playing such a shot on the very first ball of the session.

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