Shubman Gill gained his maiden Take a look at call-up on Thursday because the Board of Keep an eye on For Cricket In India (BCCI) introduced the squad for South Africa Take a look at sequence on Thursday.
Opening batsman KL Rahul, who has been suffering to attain runs within the Five-day layout, was once dropped from the Indian facet which whitewashed the Windies at the Caribbean excursion. The selectors made up our minds to interchange the 27-year-old batsman with younger Gill.
The 20-year-old took to Twitter to specific his perspectives after being decided on within the Take a look at squad for the primary time. “Be it blue or white It’s all the time an honour to constitute my nation,” Gill tweeted.
Be it blue or white 🔵⚪
It is all the time an honour to constitute my nation 🇮🇳 pic.twitter.com/qfWMpwsMsw
— Shubman Gill (@RealShubmanGill) September 12, 2019
Gill’s inclusion within the senior staff was once on anticipated strains after he top-scored for India ‘A’ within the excursion of West Indies and was once adjudged guy of the sequence. He was the youngest Indian to attain a first class double hundred right through the sequence.
Workforce India off-spinner, Ravichandran Ashwin additionally took to Twitter to congratulate Gill on being decided on within the Take a look at staff.
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) September 12, 2019
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