Deccan Chronicle – Johannesburg: Former India skipper-turned-commentator Sunil Gavaskar slammed Yuzvendra Chahal and Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team following their defeat in the fourth ODI against South Africa at Wanderers in Johannesburg on Saturday.

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  • Johannesburg: Former India skipper-turned-commentator Sunil Gavaskar slammed Yuzvendra Chahal and Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team following their defeat in the fourth ODI against South Africa at Wanderers in Johannesburg on Saturday.
  • While India, who had already seen the back of comeback man AB de Villiers, were in with a chance to win the rain-curtailed encounter, David Miller’s reprieve off Chahal after the Indian bowler bowled a no-ball, allowed the hometeam a chance to make a comeback in the match and the series.
  • When Miller was struggling to read Yuzvendra Chahal, India were certainly in the driver’s seat,” added Gavaskar.
  • After scoring 289 runs, batting first, India, who were defending 202 runs in 28 overs (Duckworth / Lewis), could not close out the series as South Africa won the match in 25.3 overs.
  • For Gavaskar, there was a lack of professionalism from India.


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