Gautam Gambhir's project match-saving 137 in the agreement Experiment against New Sjaelland today attained him comfortable accolades from stand-in skipper Virender Sehwag who likened the aggressive left-hander to Rahul Dravid and dubbed him the "wares support" of Asiatic cricket.Otherwise an militant batsman, Gambhir batted for nearly 11 hours over three life to recognisance India out after the visitors were prefab to obey on in the manage.Sehwag said Gambhir has proved that he has developed his line and was able of saving matches similar Dravid, who has attained the honour of being 'The Fence' for his unattackable defence and longanimity."He (Gambhir) is developing his brave. He restrained his action and is acquisition with experience. He has become the 2nd fence of Amerindian cricket," Sehwag, who stood in for skinned MS Dhoni in the duplication, said after Bharat unnatural a tie."We didn't bat excavation in the premiere innings but we did compartment in the wares, especially Gautam and (VVS) Laxman. Gautam batted for nearly 11 hours and preserved the set," Sehwag another.Sehwag admitted his bowlers had to toil intemperate in New Sjaelland's low innings as the cover did not employ any assistance to them.
"It was a tall job for the bowlers. The route was plane and omit for some elasticity, there was nil in it. I told them to incurvature in correct areas and see that the batsmen send mistakes," said Sehwag