"Do it for the country"..! bcci convinced Gambhir..!?

It is said that gautham Gambhir initially did not express his interest in this regard. But Jay Shah made him agree. gautam gambhir has been the successful mentor of lucknow Supergiants in the IPL for the past two years. The team made it to the playoffs both times. After that, he was appointed as the consultant of the kolkata Knight Riders team for the 2024 IPL series. He has the team to win the IPL trophy. Meanwhile, bcci has approached him. When the bcci issued a press release asking for the head coach's post, many people asked gautham Gambhir if he would apply for it. Then he told his close people that he could think about it only if someone contacted him on behalf of BCCI.
In this situation, the bcci officials initially held talks with gautham Gambhir. At the time, he expressed reluctance citing the salary and the requirement to travel with the indian team for ten consecutive months. In this situation, it is said that bcci Secretary Jay Shah directly contacted gautam gambhir and spoke to him. At that time, Jay Shah asked that "To do this for the country", and gautam gambhir was thrilled to hear that and immediately offered to accept the position of coach of the indian team. As for kolkata Knight Riders, gautam gambhir is said to have told him that even though they don't want him to leave their team, Gambhir can return to kolkata whenever he wants to play for the country.

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