World Cup 2023: Shubman Gill will miss India’s second match against Afghanistan – Magazine Creations

India opener Subhman Gill is recovering quickly from dengue fever, and the batsman missed the ODI World Cup opener and will miss the match against Afghanistan as well as he is in recovery mode.

“Team India batsman Shubman Gill will not travel with the team to Delhi on October 9, 2023. The opening batsman, who missed the team’s first match of the 2023 Men’s Cricket World Cup against Australia in Chennai, is set to miss the team’s next match against Afghanistan in Delhi in October 11. He will remain in Chennai and will be under the supervision of the medical team, BCCI said in a statement.

Earlier, a source told ANI: “Subman Gill is recovering and will travel with the team to Delhi. He will be with the team and is unlikely to go to his home in Chandigarh to rest. Hopefully, he will return to the field before the match against Pakistan and playing against Afghanistan will depend on his next report.” “

Shubman Gill has been ruled out of India’s ODI World Cup opener against Australia at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday. Meanwhile, Ishan Kishan has replaced India’s star opener to pair with Men in Blue skipper Rohit Sharma.

Talking about India’s first match of the tournament, Australia chose to bat first after winning the toss. Mitchell Marsh and David Warner opened for the Australians in the first innings, however, Marsh went for ducks, but Warner (41 runs off 52 balls) and Steven Smith (46 runs off 71 balls) helped Australia to a crucial 69 runs. Second wicket partnership. Soon after Smith’s wicket, the Australians failed to take control of the match after the Indian bowling attack showed an excellent performance.

The Indian three-run bowling attack of Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav and Ravichandran Ashwin produced a brilliant innings and dismissed the Australians for 199. Jadeja picked up three wickets. Kuldeep and Jasprit Bumrah took two wickets each. Meanwhile, Mohammed Siraj, Hardik Pandya and Ashwin each registered one wicket in the fifth ODI World Cup.

In the second innings, Australia started well after Ishan Kishan, Rohit Sharma and Shreyas Iyer were dismissed for a duck leaving India at 2/3. However, Virat Kohli (85 runs off 116 balls) and KL Rahul (97* runs off 115 balls) put together a powerful 165-run partnership to seal a six-wicket win over Australia.

In the next match, India will face Afghanistan on October 11 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

*With agency input

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Updated: 09 October 2023, 03:45 PM IST


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