Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli work hard in practice despite rare break

The Delhi duo have been working hard at training in the scorching heat at Delhi even as most of their teammates enjoyed a time-off Getty Images

By CricketCountry Staff

New Delhi: Jun 12, 2012

Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli are working hard in practice during a rare lay-off from competitive cricket. The Delhi duo have been working hard at training in the scorching heat at Delhi even as most of their teammates enjoyed a time-off, India Today s website reported on Monday.

Gambhir was quoted by the website, “I have sponsor commitments. It depends from person to person.”

On the other hand, Kohli stated that, “season ahead will be challenging.” Thus, he opts to prepare for it and put in all energy to be ready when the time comes.

This is a very interesting stage as both players are touted as contenders for India captaincy. Since, the Indian Premier League (IPL, Gambhir has thrown in his hat for the India captaincy. Kohli was named the vice-captain for the Asia Cup ahead of Gambhir.

In the midst of all this, Mahendra Singh Dhoni spent time visiting various army establishments. He has now returned to Ranchi, his hometown.