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Shubman Gill Faces Criticism After Another Test Failure In Rajkot
By CricShots - Feb 15, 2024 11:36 am
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Shubman Gill faced another challenging outing with the bat in the ongoing third Test against England in Rajkot on Thursday, February 15. The right-handed batsman, who had been struggling with form, found himself under mounting pressure to deliver after a series of disappointing performances.

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Shubman Gill witnesses another duck in Rajkot Test

In the lead-up to the second Test in Vishakhapatnam, Gill had experienced a string of failures, managing a highest score of only 36 in nine innings at No. 3. While he had a promising start in the first innings of the second Test, scoring 34, he couldn’t capitalize on it and fell short of converting it into a significant innings.

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However, the young cricketer made a triumphant return to form in the second innings of the previous Test, crafting a remarkable century that played a pivotal role in India’s victory. His 104-run knock proved crucial as India clinched the game by 106 runs, leveling the series.

With the third Test underway in Rajkot, Shubman Gill faced a critical challenge in the first innings. Despite a promising pitch, India suffered an early setback with the dismissal of in-form opener Yashasvi Jaiswal for just 10 runs by Mark Wood. Gill, now with the responsibility to stabilize the innings, failed to make an impact and departed for a 9-ball duck. Throughout his brief stint at the crease, he appeared uneasy and eventually edged a delivery from Wood to wicketkeeper Ben Foakes.

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Gill’s repeated struggles with the bat prompted swift reactions from cricket enthusiasts, who expressed their disappointment with his ongoing batting woes. The young batsman’s inconsistency raised concerns among fans, and social media was abuzz with reactions to his latest Test failure.

Here are some of the reactions from netizens to the latest failure of Shubman Gill in Tests: