Dhananjaya de Silva scored a gutsy 57, but waged a lone battle for Lanka in a stiff run-chase.
What stands Saini out from the other bunch of fast bowlers is his precise line and length with which he delivers those yorkers and short balls.
One of the things that have impressed everyone about Saini is his sharp bouncers and Gambhir feels it is because of that he played a lot of tennis ball cricket in the past.
Chahal, who is also in the squad, did not get picked in the playing XI in Indore.
Team India went in with an unchanged XI that they named at the start of the Guwahati T20I.
Saini made his ODI debut against West Indies in the recently-concluded series.
Chahar sustained a lower back injury in the second ODI.
Saini called Gambhir his hero.
He also showered praises over Bumrah.
The pacer was quite expensive on the day as he gave away 25 runs in his two overs spell.