Glimpse of the driveway shot by Shubman Gill© Twitter
Indian batter Shubman Gill, who earned acclaim with his first international century against Zimbabwe, in a three-game ODI series, is also stealing the spotlight in the ongoing County Championship. Playing for Glamorgan, Gill hit an unbeaten 91 off 102 balls on Day 1 of the clash against Sussex. Aside from his knock, another thing that caught everyone’s attention was the Indian batter’s perfect selection of the shot, which is now going viral on social media.
From sweeps to ramp shots, Gill portrayed a variety of shots in his run of 91* runs. The batter brilliantly placed a slope shot over the slip to grab a six, on the throw from Pakistani Faheem Ashraf. Later, he effortlessly put in a four over mid-wicket on Bradley Currie’s throw.
Shubman Gill, that is
— Glamorgan Cricket(@GlamCricket) September 26, 2022
Arriving at the game, Glamorgan chose to bat first and had a steady start with opener Edward Byrom leaving after scoring 21 runs, with a team total of 49/1. Skipper David Lloyd was then joined by Gill, who took the team over the 100-point mark.
The skipper was subsequently fired by Sean Hunt after scoring 56 points. Sam Northeast joined forces with Gill and played a short innings, before taking on 151/3. Gill, along with Billy Root, took Glamorgan’s total to 221/3, before the bad light stopped play and the Stumps for Day 1 were announced.
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