AUS vs IND, third Check: Shubman Gill turns into youngest Indian to publish 50+ rating in Australia

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Shubman Gill scored his maiden half-century in Check cricket, and in addition turned the youngest Indian to publish a 50+ rating in Australia.

Shubman Gill on Friday turned the youngest Indian to publish a 50+ rating in a Check in Australia. The Indian batsman scored his maiden fifty in Checks within the third Check in Sydney.

Gill scored monumental grit and endurance to succeed in his fifty, taking 100 balls to succeed in the determine. Nonetheless, he was dismissed on the very subsequent ball, as he chased the supply outdoors off and located an outside-edge.

Total, Gill is the fourth-youngest Indian cricketer to attain a fifty outdoors Asia.

This is a listing of the youngest Indians to attain a 50+ rating outdoors the Asian subcontinent.

  1. Ravi Shastri – in England, 1982 (20y, 44d)
  2. Madhav Apte – in West Indies, 1952/53 (20y, 108d)
  3. Prithvi Shaw – in New Zealand, 2019/20 (20y, 112d)
  4. Shubman Gill – in Australia, 2020/21 (21y, 122d)

Earlier, Gill and Rohit Sharma added 70 runs for the first-wicket partnership, after Australia posted 338 within the first innings of the Sydney Check. Steve Smith made a powerful return to kind for the hosts as he scored 131, and was dismissed for the ultimate wicket.

For India, left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja was the decide of the bowlers as he returned with figures of four/62 in his 18 overs. Pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Navdeep Saini picked two wickets every whereas Mohammed Siraj scalped one. Ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, nevertheless, went wicket-less within the 24 overs he bowled and conceded 74 runs.

The four-match collection is at present tied at 1-1 with Australia successful the primary Check in Adelaide whereas India registering a win within the second in Melbourne.

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