Sunil Gavaskar against Team India's 'club culture'

Giving repeated chances to non-performers in the Indian team has left Sunil Gavaskar perplexed. He feels playing reserve players is an immediate need.

updated: February 02, 2014 21:17 IST
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One failure is no measure of a cricketer's worth. Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels repeated failures are not either.

In the wake of recent losses on the overseas tours to South Africa and New Zealand, Gavaskar feels Team India has made the blunder of giving non-performing players a needlessly extended run in the playing XI.

"Indian cricket history is littered with examples of teams in the past tending to become a bit of a club where outsiders are not welcome," he wrote in his column for a national daily.

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