Gautam Gambhir rejoins Essex, scores patient 36

Gambhir's stint with Essex started only last month but he failed to make much impact with scores of 31, 21, 2 and 0 before striking a hundred on August 30 against Gloucestershire in a drawn match in Bristol.

updated: September 11, 2013 19:19 IST
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Canterbury, England: Rejoining his county duty after a brief hiatus, out-of-favour India opener Gautam Gambhir on Wednesday made a patient 36 during his side Essex's County Championship Division Two four-day match against Kent here.

Opening the batting, Gambhir played cautiously and faced 132 deliveries, hitting two boundaries at the St Lawrence Ground.

Gambhir was dismissed by right-arm pacer Charlie Shreck in the 42nd over of the day, caught by Brendan Nash.

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