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India Vs England: Gautam Gambhir is all set to join BJP to contest in Delhi elections and twitter welcome him

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 August 2018, 16:16 IST

India's most talented  batsman Gautam Gambhir may follow Imran Khan's footsteps and soon join the Indian politics. He is all set to contest the next general elections from Delhi on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket.

Gambhir is also well known for it's nationalistic views and Gambhir will not be the first Indian cricketer to join politics. Earlier, Indian former skipper Mohammad Azharuddin, Mohammad Kaif and Navjot Singh Sidhu have gone down the same road too.

As reported in Dainik Jagaran, BJP is all set to make Gambhir contest in the general elections from Delhi.

 

The 36-year-old Gautam Gambhir palyed a very crucial role in India's two World Cup winning Indian squad. Gautam Gambhir scored a  plenty of runs in both the 2007 T20I World Cup and the 2011 ODI World Cup  under the leadership MS Dhoni's captaincy.

He played 58 Tests and 147 One-Day International cricket where he amassed 9392 runs with 20 centuries to his name.

 

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First published: 20 August 2018, 16:16 IST
 
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