Ramiz Raja, the previous chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), praised India opener Shubman Gill for his efforts in one-day internationals this yr, stating he has the capability to flourish and even compares him to his opening companion, India captain Rohit Sharma.
“Shubman Gill seems to be like a mini-Rohit Sharma. He has additional time and appears good. He has sufficient potential. Aggression can even develop with time. He does not want to alter something. He scored a double hundred not too long ago,” mentioned Raja in a video on his Youtube channel.
Shubman Gill is simply 23, he’s the longer term.
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Gill was unbeaten on 40 in India’s profitable chase of 109 in opposition to New Zealand at Raipur, whereas Rohit top-scored with an eye-catchy 51. “Batting was straightforward for India as a result of they’ve an excellent batter like Rohit Sharma. He performs exceedingly nicely. He’s a tremendous striker of hook-and-pull photographs, so a 108-run chase turns into straightforward,” added Raja, a former Pakistan cricketer.
On Saturday, India’s bowlers, led by Mohammed Shami, put up a formidable present to bowl out New Zealand for 108, setting the bottom for an additional collection victory for the hosts. Shami (3/18) and Mohammed Siraj discovered seam motion to run by means of the New Zealand prime and center order, lowering them to fifteen/5 at one stage.
Although Glenn Phillips, Michael Bracewell and Mitchell Santner performed some defiant knocks, they had been unable to bail their facet out of bother and the stress was maintained by Hardik Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Washington Sundar and Kuldeep Yadav.
“India beat New Zealand at their very own sport. It was an excellent bowling efficiency from them. Their size bowling and seam place was superb. Indian bowlers could not have a variety of paces however their means to bowl in a single spot signifies that they’d a whole efficiency,” noticed Raja.
Raja additionally identified how India continued to dominate at dwelling and added that if Pakistan needs to turn into a greater cricketing facet, they should be taught from their neighbours on how you can be a powerful pressure to reckon with at dwelling.
“It is robust to beat India in India. That is one thing to be taught for different sub-continent groups, together with Pakistan. It is as a result of Pakistan has sufficient potential, however the dwelling efficiency when it comes to outcomes or collection wins just isn’t as constant as Staff India’s. This is a crucial milestone for India within the World Cup yr.”