The former Indian captain was critical of Team India's choice and believed that it was yet another mistake on the part of the selectors who have already come under much scrutiny. (Also Read: Selection of ‘slow’ RP Singh shocks everyone)
"They might have picked him because he was bowling at the same pace and getting the ball to move. He has a lot of pace but it's not easy to come back to Test cricket, even if there is a gap of 3 months, it is difficult. You are now talking about a man who has not played Test cricket for 3 years and I believe he was on a holiday somewhere", Gavaskar said in an exclusive interview to NDTV.