On March 19 in Vishakapatnam, Team India’s initial batsman Shubman Gill was dismissed for his first-ever ODI duck. He gave the home team a shaky start.
With a dismissal that was quite similar to the one from the season opener at the Wankhede Stadium, the young batsman lost his wicket to Mitchell Starc.
Gill has recently been in fantastic shape, scoring hundreds in a variety of styles at will. Even during the fourth Test of the Border-Gavaskar match, he scored his first home Test century.
He only managed a shaky 20-run performance during the initial ODI and was unable to take advantage of the current game’s favorable batting ground.
He made an effort to play the first-ever wide drive off a wide ball by Mitchell Starc. Hitting with firm hands, his drive was uppish after a bad bat-to-ball connection. Resulting in a catch that went straight to Marnus Labuschagne. He was manning the backward point.
Social Media Reaction:
Twitter users expressed their annoyance with the pitch and Team India’s propensity to lose quick wickets. The following represent a few of the responses on social media:
Shubman Gill, who is in excellent physical condition, won’t be deterred by the unusual setback. The teenager from Punjab would be eager to get back in the runs after a little lull in his batting output after securing his spot in the ODI system over experienced Shikhar Dhawan.
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In a pre-game discussion with the announcers, Gill stated that he continues to possess the desire to score runs:
“It gives me confidence that my efforts and high standards for myself have been paying off. Every time I walk out there, there is a desire to succeed. I don’t really consider myself when playing. And I don’t experience any stress. In fact, the reverse is true when I play with Rohit, Virat, or KL.”
After taking the wickets of Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav during the powerplay, Mitchell Starc is tearing through the esteemed Indian batting order. After five overs, Team India is in trouble at 32-3, with Virat Kohli and KL Rahul on the pitch.