Gautam Gambhir Chant Hanuman Chalisa: Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir recently made an objectionable gesture towards the spectators during a match. However, after this he clarified that some Pakistani fans were raising slogans against India. That’s why he reacted. Gambhir is always in the news for his statements. These days he is seen commentating during the Asia Cup matches.
Remembered Napier Test
Gambhir has now made such a revelation, regarding which the discussion among the fans has intensified. Gambhir, who was commentating with Irfan Pathan and Jatin Sapru on Star Sports, recalled the Napier Test. This match was played against New Zealand about 14 years ago in March 2009. In this test, New Zealand batted first and scored 619 runs. Team India could score 305 runs in the first innings. After this the Indian team got the follow on. Then Gautam Gambhir played a brilliant innings and batted for two and a half days and got the match drawn.
Listened to Hanuman Chalisa for two and a half days
In the second innings, Gautam Gambhir scored 137 runs in 436 balls. Making interesting revelations about this match, Gambhir said- People used to ask how I batted for two and a half days. I want to tell that I read Hanuman Chalisa for two and a half days. I kept listening to Hanuman Chalisa the whole day in my room during lunch and tea.
Gambhir further said- I listened to Hanuman Chalisa the whole night. Gambhir batted for 643 minutes. He hit 18 fours during his innings of 137 runs. After Gambhir’s dismissal, VVS Laxman scored a brilliant century. He scored 124 not out while Yuvraj Singh contributed 54 not out. Team India had scored 476 runs in the second innings. In this way this match became a draw on the fifth day.