IND vs. PAK: On October 14, will Shubman Gill play against Pakistan? In response, Rohit Sharma says before the match
The first hitter Shubman Gill will play in Saturday's much awaited match between India and Pakistan at the Narendra Modi Stadium, according to an important update from Indian captain Rohit Sharma. On the eve of the pivotal game, Gill arrived in Ahmedabad on Wednesday and participated in the practise session as well. Fans and cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipating the result of this high-stakes match will surely be excited and anticipating this news.
When asked if Gill would be able to play against Pakistan during the pre-match press conference, Rohit responded, "99% of the time, he (Gill) will play." We'll discuss that tomorrow, which is a Saturday."
The Indian opener missed India's opening two tournament matches against Australia and Afghanistan because of illness, and he recently received treatment in Chennai. Gill was admitted to the hospital as a precaution, but he is now healthy and practising with the team ahead of the highly anticipated India vs. Pakistan match at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
On Friday night, Gill was also observed rehearsing at the Narendra Modi stadium. His photos quickly became viral:
A major step forward for India is Gill's return to the team, especially in light of his strong ODI campaign this year. He has scored 1,230 runs at an average of 72.35 and a strike rate marginally higher than 105 in 20 ODIs. This year, Gill has amassed five hundreds and five fifties, with a highest score of 208.
One of the world's most intense cricket rivalries, between India and Pakistan, draws a sizable international audience. India is feeling very confident as they get ready to play Pakistan, their longtime rival, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Saturday after winning two straight games.
India is undefeated against Pakistan in ODI World Cup matches, going into this eagerly awaited match with a perfect 7-0 record.
The following players represent India: Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Hardik Pandya (vc), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, and Mohammed Siraj.
The team for Pakistan is composed of the following players: Salman Ali Agha, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, and Shadab Khan.