Shubman Gill handled the opening in the first ODI of the series against West Indies
West Indies team captain Nicholas Pooran won the toss, invited India to bat first
Gill and captain Shikhar Dhawan got the Indian team off to a great start
New Delhi. Young opener Shubman Gill showed a strong game in the first ODI of the series against West Indies (IND vs WI 1st ODI). He completed his maiden ODI half-century off 36 balls in this match in Port of Spain on Friday. He came into the ODI format after about 2 years and played in a great style. West Indies captain Nicholas Pooran won the toss in the match and invited India to bat first.
With caretaker captain Shikhar Dhawan Shubman Gill Come down for the opening. Together, both gave the team a great start and took the score to 50 runs in 6.5 overs. Gill sent the first ball of the second over of Jaden Seals’s innings for a four. before this Shikhar Dhawan He hit 2 fours on Alzarri Joseph in the first over of the innings.
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Then Gill completed his first ODI half-century with a single off the last ball of the 12th over of the innings. On the strength of Dhawan and Gill, India touched the 100-run mark in 14 overs. Gill was run out by Nicholas Pooran in the 18th over of the innings. He hit 6 fours and 2 sixes in his innings of 64 off 53 balls. Gill and Dhawan added 119 runs for the first wicket.
Shubman Gill, who made his international debut in 2019 through ODIs, represents Punjab in domestic cricket. He played 3 ODIs and 11 Test matches till this time. In Tests, he has scored a total of 579 runs at an average of 30.47. Shubman Gill played his last ODI against Australia in December 2020. Team India then defeated Australia by 13 runs after scoring 302 for 5 wickets. Gill contributed 33 runs in that match played in Canberra. He hit 2 fours in his innings of 27 balls.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : July 22, 2022, 20:34 IST