Did Virender Sehwag make way for Gautam Gambhir to join Essex?

Both Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir have been out of the national side due to poor form and Viru's refusal to join Essex could cost him when selectors pick the squad for the tour of South Africa.

updated: August 18, 2013 14:32 IST
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Even as Zaheer Khan and Yuvraj Singh trained hard in France to regain full fitness and return to the Indian side, another India discard Virender Sehwag snubbed an offer from a County side.

According to a report in the Deccan Chronicle, the Delhi dasher turned down the offer to play for Essex in the LV County Championship and Yorkshire Bank 40 competition.

The Essex head coach Paul Grayson has said that "Sehwag was not available" but the reason is unknown.

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