Former Indian opener Sunil Gavaskar feels that Shubman Gill can open for India across all three formats along with Indian skipper Rohit Sharma. Shubman Gill has enjoyed some fine form through 2023 and has been the consistent batter for India in all three formats.
Shubman Gill scored a stupendous hundred against Australia in the final test of the Border Gavaskar Trophy. This century marked his 5th International century in 2023 including a double hundred. Speaking on Sports Tak about his performance, the Indian legend Sunil Gavaskar wants the youngster to open alongside Rohit in all three formats
“He’s only 23, he’s young and with the kind of form he has shown in pretty much all the formats, scoring centuries in ODis, T20Is, and Test, it appears that Rohit Sharma’s partner for the next few years is sealed,” Gavaskar told Sports Tak.
Gill was scoring runs at will in every format and became the youngest male cricketer to score an ODI double-century. youngster warmed the bench in the first two Tests as KL Rahul opened the batting alongside skipper Rohit Sharma
Shubman Gill has been in the purple patch of his career and he has done a fine job as an opener so far. He has been in hot form for India in all three formats. In test cricket, he scored 736 runs in 13 matches at 32. In ODIs, his last five scores have been 21, 116, 208, 40*, and 112. Many former cricketers predicted that Gill would be a superstar in the world of cricket.
Sunil Gavaskar Took A Dig Over Australian Experts Over Pitch Remarks
Legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar was not too happy with the pitch produced for the fourth and final test of the Border Gavaskar Trophy. The pitch was better for batting even on the fifth day offering no spin off the surface.
Sunil Gavaskar who was part of Star Sports voiced his opinion on the Ahmedabad pitch during Day 5, and questioned is this kind of pitch that Australian media and experts that play test cricket taking a dig on Australian experts who criticized India’s pitch preparation for the first three tests and added the bowlers had no nothing to bowl on these kinds of surfaces.
The pitch was a huge topic of discussion in this edition of BGT. Earlier, the International Cricket Council (ICC), on Friday (March 3), gave a ‘poor’ rating to the pitch in Indore’s Holkar Stadium.