Salman Butt hailed Shubman Gill as a future famous person and mentioned that the 23-year-old batter is hungry for runs and is not content material with one large rating. Gill scored 360 runs in opposition to New Zealand within the three-match sequence.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Jan 25, 2023 12:40 IST
Salman Butt hailed Gill as a future famous person (Courtesy: AP)
By India Today Web Desk: Salman Butt hailed Shubman Gill as a future famous person and mentioned that the Indian batter is hungry for runs and is not content material with one large rating after his hundred in opposition to New Zealand within the third ODI on Tuesday.
Gill continued his purple patch with one other ton in opposition to the Kiwis as he ended the sequence with 360 runs to his title, together with a 208 within the first match. With his stellar run in opposition to the Kiwis, the India batter equalled Babar Azam’s ODI document as nicely.
It was Gill’s third hundred in 4 matches because the 23-year-old has established himself within the dialog to be the opening companion for Rohit Sharma.
Speaking on his YouTube channel, as quoted by Sportskeeda, Butt mentioned that Gill is a future famous person and mentioned that the younger batter is hungry for runs and never content material with only one large rating.
The former Pakistan captain additionally mentioned that the type of maturity that the 23-year-old has proven at such a younger age is solely sensible.
“Shubman Gill is a future superstar. After scoring a double hundred, he got an unbeaten 40-odd in the second ODI and then another hundred in the third. This shows that he is hungry for runs and not content with just one big score. The kind of maturity that he has shown at such a young age has simply been brilliant.”
Butt additionally hailed Gill’s conversion price and mentioned that the 23-year-old’s consistency has slowly made the query marks about India’s prime order after the T20 World Cup fade away.
“We often used to say that Gill is a talented player but he gets out on 30s and 40s. But now that he has suddenly started the conversion into big scores and with such consistency, question marks raised on India’s top order after the T20 World Cup are slowly fading away.”
Jan 25, 2023