Before Gavaskar, India's stand-in captain Rohit Sharma had also defended Pant.
Shikhar Dhawan scored 41 runs in 42 balls in 1st T20I against Bangladesh.
Boycott became a grandfather recently.
There is a plan of using all 60 days instead of wrapping up the league in 45 days.
Gavaskar made the proposal while he was commentating in the ongoing third Test between India and South Africa in Ranchi.
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He called the issue as perennial problem of India.
Ravichandran Ashwin is currently playing the first Test against South Africa.
The former Indian opener lashed out at the selectors quoting that the selectors are hampering the confidence of players with their regular changes to the playing 11.
When the question was displayed, the 72-year-old gave a humorous angle to it.