Right before the high-octane India versus Pakistan World Cup match to be played at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, the dashing right-handed opener from India, Shubman Gill was named the ICC player of the month for September. Gill looked in sublime touch during the dominating Asia Cup win. He finished as the leading run-getter during the continental tournament including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.
During the Asia Cup 2023, Gill made 302 runs from 5 matches including the best score of 121 against Bangladesh. It was a sensational batting effort by the dashing opener who looked in sublime touch providing positive starts along with Rohit Sharma.
He looked in brilliant touch during the 2 One-day international matches he played against Australia. Gill made 178 runs including well complied 104 in 2nd ODI at Indore. He showed his class with a superb knock in the first One-day international at Mohali.
Gill won the ICC player of month award for the second time this year. He surpassed teammate Mohammed Siraj and England Dawid Malan. Gill continued his rise joining Pant, Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shreyas Iyer, and Virat Kohli to win the ICC player of the month award.
Gill had a tremendous Asia Cup 2023 with some match-winning performances putting bowlers under pressure and not allowing them to settle. He dominated the bowling attacks in Asia Cup 2023 and ensured that India won their 8th Asia Cup title. Gill had a chance of topping Babar Azam as the leading batter in the ODI format. He missed the 3rd ODI match at Rajkot against Australia.
Shubman Gill is eager to perform well in his debut World Cup match
Shubman Gill missed the first two World Cup matches against Australia and Afghanistan due to dengue fever. He will be eager to make a comeback into the playing XI in tomorrow’s high-octane match against Pakistan that will take place in Ahmedabad.
Gill has a tremendous record in Ahmedabad and hoping to produce brilliance against Pakistan. India has registered 2 big wins over Australia and Afghanistan in World Cup 2023. They would be looking to continue their streak winning all the 7 matches they have played during mega events.