India vs Pakistan: Now only a few hours are left for the mega match of the World Cup i.e. India-Pakistan match to start. In such a situation, fans have many questions in their minds regarding the playing eleven of Team India. For example, whether Shubman Gill will play or not. Which player among Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur or Ashwin will get the chance.
Shubman Gill was found infected with dengue a week ago. Due to this, Gill could not play the first two matches against Australia and Afghanistan. Now Gill has returned to the nets two days before the match against Pakistan. He practiced in the nets on Thursday and Friday. On Friday, Gill practiced in the nets the whole day and looking at his rhythm, it did not seem at all that he had dengue a week ago. Gill practiced well on Ashwin’s balls. Ashwin could not trouble Gill with even a single ball, but Gill was a little cautious on the ball of Mohammed Shami.
Gill’s play is almost certain
After practicing batting, Gill also practiced throw down and Ishan Kishan did not practice on Friday. Keeping all these aspects in mind, it seems that Shubman Gill may get a chance to play in the big match against Pakistan. Now let us talk about Shardul Thakur, Ravichandran Ashwin and Mohammed Shami. Ahmedabad ground is the home ground for Mohammed Shami in IPL. Shami took the most wickets in IPL 2023, and there was excellent bowling on the Ahmedabad pitch. Therefore, this factor can be a main reason for including Shami in the team.
The team is paying more attention to Shardul Thakur, because along with bowling medium fast, he also gives the option of batting a little at number-8. Because of this, if the fast bowlers get help on the pitch, then Shardul becomes the first choice of the team. At the same time, if the pitch is helpful for spin bowlers, then the team management prefers to play Ashwin, because Ashwin is an experienced spin bowler, and can also contribute with batting. In such a situation, if the team does not want to play Shami, then depending on the condition of the pitch on Saturday, they can give a chance to either Shardul or Ashwin. However, according to us it seems that only Shardul Thakur can be kept in the playing eleven against Pakistan.
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