Gujarat Titans (GT) opener Shubman Gill endured an outstanding 2023 Indian Premier League (IPL) season, hitting an astounding 890 runs in 17 games at an average of 59.33 and a strike rate of 157.80. This also included a stretch of three hundred in the last five games, culminating with a breathtaking 129 off 60 balls in Qualifier 2 against the Mumbai Indians. The 23-year-old has also been in outstanding form across all forms for India in 2023. In the fourth Test of the four-match series against Australia at home, he brilliantly recorded a Test century.
Vengsarkar stated his belief in the cricketer’s potential. The former cricketer emphasised Gill’s technical mastery, disposition, and capacity to win matches while highlighting his extraordinary qualities.
“Shubman Gill is an outstanding cricketer. We expect a lot from him. He has a very bright future for India. He is a very skilful player. He has got a good temperament and all the other necessary qualities to play for India for a long time and developed into a match-winner,” Vengsarkar said, as quoted by Hindustan Times.
Shubman Gill is an all-format player: Dilip Vengsarkar
He emphasised that Gill’s batting style meets with the game’s regulations. “If you look at his batting carefully, the strokes he plays are mostly according to the manual. They are all cricketing shots, even in the T20 format. That is why he is an all-format player.” he added.
The World Test Championship final is set to kick off on Wednesday, June 7, India will be hoping that Shubman Gill continues his good form.