Proper-handed opener Shubman Gill drew wealthy reward from many on social media, together with the likes of Dinesh Karthik and VVS Laxman, after he scored his maiden Take a look at half-century within the ongoing third match of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
Gill, who opened the innings alongside Rohit Sharma, scored 50 in 101 deliveries, which included eight boundaries throughout India’s first innings on the Sydney Cricket Floor. The pair added 70 runs for the primary wicket, earlier than Sharma was dismissed by Jos Hazlewood on 26.
The 21-year-old, nonetheless, continued his resistance and went on to register his maiden Take a look at half-century in his solely third innings. Shortly after reaching the milestone, Gill was eliminated by right-arm pacer Pat Cummins who received the teenager caught within the gully by Cameron Inexperienced.
“A star has arrived. Good begin Gilly! You appeared good the entire time. Do not be too onerous on your self in regards to the dismissal,” Karthik stated on his official Twitter deal with.
— DK (@DineshKarthik) January eight, 2021
Laxman tweeted: “For somebody enjoying solely his 2nd Take a look at match, Shubman Gill seems to be very assured on the wicket. Good strong defence, optimistic stroke play and readability of thought. Undoubtedly has a really shiny future for India in all of the three codecs.”
For somebody enjoying solely his 2nd take a look at match @RealShubmanGill seems to be very assured on the wicket. Good strong defence, optimistic stroke play and readability of thought. Undoubtedly has a really shiny future for India in all the three codecs. #AUSvsIND
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) January eight, 2021
Gill had impressed in his debut Take a look at in addition to he performed knocks of 45 and 35* within the Boxing Day Take a look at which India received by eight wickets in Melbourne.