Gambhir's fortunes started changing after he was picked for the 2007 T20 World Cup.
A couple of days ago, rumours did the rounds that Dhoni would be holding a press conference to announce his retirement.
CSK also used Dhoni’s jersey number seven in their post.
Having last played for India in the World Cup, Dhoni is currently out of action.
Speculations over MS Dhoni's retirement continue to grow
Geoff Allardice, who is ICC's General Manager of Cricket was all praise for Gould.
Can’t keep playing 10-11 months a year and stay sharp after 15 years of international cricket.
Neesham had made his NZ debut in 2014.
Last week against the Cambridge MCC University side, he smashed 150 runs with the bat– his first century after receiving a knighthood.
After the match, Yuvraj Singh was seen discussing retirement in the post-match conference with the reporters.