Shubman Gill hits half-century for Glamorgan on county debut
Gill has scored 3 fifties and a century in the last 6 ODIs.
New Delhi. Indian cricket team opener Shubman Gill is currently running in excellent form. After batting with a bang in the ODI series against the West Indies, Gill scored a lot of runs while opening the innings against Zimbabwe as well. He has scored 3 fifties and a century in the last 6 ODIs. On two occasions, he returned unbeaten. He was also adjudged Player of the Series against Zimbabwe. After this he turned to county cricket in England and here too Gill has made a great debut. Gill has scored a half-century in his debut match for Glamorgan. He made this fifty against Worcestershire in a Division Two match of the County Championship.
Shubman Gill completed his fifty with a four. For this he took only 87 balls. He has hit a six with 6 fours so far. Gill has come out to bat at number three in the first innings of this four-day match.
Earlier, Worcestershire won the toss and elected to bat first in the match. On the basis of Gareth Roderick (172), Joe Leach (87) and Ed Bernard (75), Worcestershire declared the first innings at 454/9. In response, Shubman’s club Glamorgan did not start well. The team lost its first wicket as captain David Lloyd for just 21 runs. After this, Gill shared an 82-run partnership with Eddie Byrom for the second wicket. Eddie got out after scoring 67 runs. After this, Glamorgan lost 3 more wickets within 43 runs. But, Gill stood by one end and worked to help Glamorgan out of trouble.
Shubman Gill reaches his first Glamorgan half-century in typical fashion
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It started raining before lunch. Because of this, the third day’s play had to be stopped. Till the time of writing the news, Glamorgan scored 172 runs in 50 overs for the loss of 5 wickets. Gill is playing by making 60.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : September 07, 2022, 19:36 IST