Out of favour Indian opener Gautam Gambhir is hopeful of making a comeback into the national squad for the upcoming South Africa tour. The out- spoken Gambhir feels every tour is important when you represent the tri-colour.

Gambhir, along with his Delhi teammate Virender Sehwag have been out of favour from the national side and they have been replaced by Shikhar Dhawan and murali Vijay, who are in good form.

In One-Day-Internationals (ODI) Rohit Sharma is partnering Dhawan at the top. Rohit has finally shown consistency at the top after being given a long rope due to inconsistent performances.