Deccan Herald – Gavaskar questioned the team selection for the second India vs South Africa Test, pointing that Dhawan’s head was always on the chopping block.

Summary

  • Gavaskar questioned the team selection for the second India vs South Africa Test, pointing that Dhawan’s head was always on the chopping block.
  • Former captain Sunil Gavaskar today questioned India’s team selection for the second cricket Test against South Africa, saying opener Shikhar Dhawan’s “head is always on the chopping board”.
  • India made three changes to their playing XI, with KL Rahul replacing Shikhar Dhawan and Ishant Sharma coming in for Bhuvneshwar Kumar, whose three-wicket burst on the first morning of the opening Test rocked the hosts.
  • Gavaskar said: “I think Shikhar Dhawan is the ‘Bali ka Bakra’ (scapegoat).
  • India was thrashed by 72 runs in the first Test against South Africa at Cape Town.


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