New Delhi: Shubman Gill, who scored 129 runs in 60 balls in the second qualifier against Mumbai Indians (Mumbai Indians vs Gujarat Titans), has been praised by former cricketers and great batsman Sunil Gavaskar has said that the T20 format This innings will be remembered for Gill’s ability to play pure cricketing shots.
Gavaskar (Sunil Gavaskar) told Star Sports, “This innings of Gill will be remembered for years. In this, he targeted the leading bowlers of Mumbai and forced the opposing captain Rohit Sharma to change the strategy.
He said, “In such wonderful innings, Gill kept his strike rate good and also kept the team free from pressure. Apart from this, this innings will also be remembered because he played traditional cricket shots in T20 format.
Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh said, “Shubman Gill’s batting proved one thing that if your basics are right, your thinking is clear, then runs will come automatically.” Virat Kohli and Gill proved that there is no need to wrap up to score runs.
He said, “These two are batsmen of different generations but both have got a lot of runs from their bats. It comes from clear thinking and getting the basics right.”
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Former fast bowler Irfan Pathan said, “When you look back after years, this innings will be remembered.” This innings has become memorable in the history of IPL qualifier matches.
Former India batsman Suresh Raina said, ‘Expression is very important in such a big match. He played so leisurely. His confidence was amazing. Last year we saw Jos Buttler, this year we saw Virat Kohli. In big matches, he will play like Virat, Rohit and Dhoni.
Former South African batsman AB de Villiers tweeted, “His ability to accelerate the run rate and consistency is amazing. He has played most of the matches on a big ground like Ahmedabad. Superb performance.”
Former opener Virender Sehwag tweeted, “What a player. Third hundred in four matches and some fine strokes. Amazing consistency and hunger for runs.” (agency)
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