However, when quizzed about Tendulkar, Gambhir promptly replied, "They are different people from different countries. No one can force you to give up cricket if you still have the passion to continue playing."
While acknowledging the fact that Tendulkar is going through a dry spell, Gambhir stressed upon the legendary India batsman's importance. “Even when he's not contributing on the field, he is doing so off it," said Gambhir. "He's a mentor. Just his presence in the dressing room is a big thing for Indian cricket.” HTC