The former fast bowler was rather shocked at the brickbats against Pant.
"They were drunken and then vomited in the hotel corridor."
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The likes of James Pattinson and Shane Bond also underwent such a surgery.
Gavaskar wants Rohit to tighten up his defense in order to taste success in Test cricket.
He wants to give himself a bit of time to refresh his batteries.
The southpaw wants to make use of the free time while not playing international cricket.
He isn't sure about his spot in the first Test versus Pakistan in November at the Gabba.
Though the daily allowance for the home series has been fixed to Rs 7,500.
Hafeez has been left out while Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali are injured.