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By Lokendra Pratap Sahi
Pune (The Telegraph): Gautam Gambhir, India’s senior pro and captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders, spoke to The Telegraph for at least half-an-hour at the Marriott on Friday afternoon. Often, he was passionate while making a point.
The following are excerpts
Q You keep saying that a captain is only as good as his team, but you’ve got to take some credit, at least, for the way you’ve been leading the Knights...
A (Shrugs shoulders) To be honest, one or two individuals don’t need to get credit. But, unfortunately, that’s the way it is in India... KKR isn’t about giving credit to one or two, but to everybody, including those who don’t walk out on the park, but sit in the dressing room. This is what makes KKR the franchise it is. Sure, individuals contribute, but it’s the team which wins.
But it’s your captaincy which stood out at the Wankhede the other night. Don’t you feel you made a big contribution?
I’m not sure whether I need to get credit for the bowling changes...
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