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The first day at the office is always a special feeling. Much to the same, Gautam Gambhir relished his first day at the commentary panel in Australia in the presence of former India fast bowler, Ashish Nehra. The lefty duo made things quite interesting in the commentary box, as they were always a mix of straightforwardness and honesty.
Meanwhile, ahead of the start of the game, Gautam Gambhir got Ashish Nehra’s back, who helped him to get set with all the required technical things. Perhaps, this would have left Gambhir in splits, who took to Twitter to post the video.
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In his tweet, Gambhir quoted saying wearing mics seem like padding up on the field while playing the game. Further, Gambhir added he got Ashish Nehra to do the job for him.
Digging into his tweet, it read ”Now this is called padding up in Sony Six Sports dressing room. And look whom do I have as a stylist: the pleasing Nehra. Is this tougher than facing the new ball? Well…
Now this is called padding up in @SPNSportsIndia dressing room. And look whom do I have as a stylist: the pleasing #Nehraji!!! Is this tougher than facing the new ball? Well… @BCCI @gauravkapur @harbhajan_singh #ChhodnaMat #SPNSports #IndiaAustralia pic.twitter.com/SgSUHEgbvU
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) November 21, 2018
Coming to the match, it was Australians, who sealed the momentum in the first half of the game to put a massive tally on the board. The likes of Glenn Maxwell, Chris Lynn and Stoinis all joined the party to set the stage on fire.
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For team India, apart from Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav, none of the bowlers were impressive in tackling the Australian attack. Coming to the chase, it was Shikhar Dhawan, who started things in a cracking way to put the Indians chase on a song. During the course, India lost Rohit, Virat for a cheap score.
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Though the quick wickets saw India losing it in the chase, it was Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant, who went berserk to put the crowd on the edge of their seats. However, it was Australians, who held their nerve to win the first game of the series. All in all, it was a perfect entertainer at The Gabba, Brisbane.