India vs Sri Lanka: The first T20 match between India and Sri Lanka will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday. There is a chance for a young player to debut in this match.
Shubman Gill: At the beginning of the new year, the Indian team is ready to play the first series against Sri Lanka from Tuesday. As part of the three T20 series, the first match will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. While veteran players like Rohit and Virat will be rested in this series, many young players in the team will take the field. It is known that Hardik Pandya has become the captain of the T20 team. Now there will be new faces in the playing XI as well. According to the latest news, it seems that right-handed batsman Shubman Gill may get a chance in the first T20 against Sri Lanka. If this happens, it will be the first T20 for Shubman Gill.
Gill, who was popular in last year’s ODIs..
Shubman Gill excelled in the ODI format last year. Gill is believed to have benefited from that. Despite the presence of openers like Rahul Tripathi and Rituraj Gaikwad in the T20 team, according to Indian Express reports, it seems that Gill will get a chance.
Why did Shubman Gill get a chance?
The question of why Shubman Gill will get a chance is also important. Because there is a player like Rahul Tripathi who has been in the T20 team for the last few series but did not get a chance to make his debut. Gill is in good form. With this, it seems that the management will favor Gill over Rahul Tripathi. Last year, Gill scored the fastest runs in the ODI format. He looked in excellent touch. The team management is looking to take advantage of this.
Gill’s ODI career
Shubman Gill scored 638 runs in 12 ODIs in 2022. Gill’s batting average was 70.88. His strike rate also crossed 100. Gill got a century and 4 half-centuries from the bat.
Gill T20 records..
Shubman Gill scored 2577 runs in 92 T20 matches at an average of 33.46. Gill’s strike rate is over 128. His strike is definitely short. But, this player has the power to score runs continuously. Gill has a century and 17 half-centuries with the bat.
Indian team to face Sri Lanka
Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Rituraj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Akshar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Umran Malik, Umran Malik, Mukesh Kumar.
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