IPL 2013: Gautam Gambhir backs Yusuf Pathan to fire soon

The Kolkata skipper said that Yusuf is a match winner and he continues to have faith in his abilities. The all rounder also has the backing of the entire team, said Gambhir.

updated: April 11, 2013 00:16 IST
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Bangalore: Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir has backed out-of-form all-rounder Yusuf Pathan and expressed confidence that the Baroda cricketer would do "something special" very soon in the Indian Premier League.

"Pathan is a match winner and is going to do something special in this tournament. I have a lot of belief in him and the entire team backs him and he backs himself as well. He is a match-winner and he will do something special very soon," he told reporters here during a pre-match press conference here.

Gambhir said KKR do not not discuss their opponents and deliberate on team planning. "We have got a lot of courage in the dressing room. We are a very difficult side to beat," he said.

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