By: Sports Desk|

Updated: September 28, 2020 2:59:58 pm

Gautam Gambhir had a dispute with Congress Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor on Sunday evening after the latter asserted that Rajasthan Royals’ Sanju Samson will certainly be ‘the next MS Dhoni’.

RR’s opener in this year’s IPL, Samson has actually made it rain 6s in the United Arab Emirates. The Kerala wicketkeeper-batsman has actually thus far produced two knocks of 74 as well as 85 runs against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) as well as Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) specifically.

After the 25-year-old wrecked a 42-ball 85 versus KXIP on Sunday in RR’s four-wicket win, Tharoor took to social media sites as well as kept in mind the moment he had actually informed a 14-year-old Samson that he would be India’s following Dhoni.

” What an absolutely extraordinary win for @rajasthanroyals! I’ve known @iamSanjuSamson for a decade & & told him when he was 14 that he would one day be the following MS Dhoni. Well, that day is right here. After his 2 outstanding innings in this IPL you recognize a top quality gamer has arrived,” Tharoor tweeted.

However Gambhir, that has time after time backed Samson for his efficiencies, shot down Tharoor’s tweet as well as indicated that Samson will make an identification of his own.

” Sanju Samson does not require to be next any person. He will certainly be ‘the’ Sanju Samson of Indian Cricket,” Gambhir tweeted.

Sanju Samson doesn’t need to be following anyone. He will certainly be ‘the’ Sanju Samson of Indian Cricket.

— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) September 27, 2020

Earlier on Tuesday, Gambhir hailed Samson’s 32-ball 74 versus CSK on Twitter and said, “Sanju Samson is not simply the very best wicketkeeper-batsman in India yet the very best young batsman in India!”

After the verdict of the contest, Gambhir took a dig at the BCCI selectors by saying that the only having fun XI Samson does not locate him to be a part of is of India’s.

” It’s unusual that the only having fun eleven Sanju Samson doesn’t find a location is that of India, remainder virtually every person is all set for him with open arms,” Gambhir composed.

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