IND vs AUS: Shubman Gill scores a century in the 4th Test on Day 3 of the series
IND vs AUS: Day 3 of the fourth test match between India and Australia, Shubman Gill scored his maiden Test century with a remarkable knock of 101* runs to reach triple figures. His innings was exceptional as it came in adverse conditions for the Indian batsmen and against one of the best bowling line-ups in the world.
Shubman Gill’s strokeful unbeaten hundred took India’s first innings to 180-1 with Swept up and over short fine to bring up a century at lunch on day three of the fourth test against Australia. Starting from overnight on 36-0, Gill and Pujara added another 38 runs for the first wicket.
Gill provided solidity to India’s innings giving them a positive start in their chase of 328 runs. With his technically sound batting skills, he demonstrated class on Australian soil, showcasing that age is just a number when it comes to form and talent.
The young opener executed his shots with aplomb and battled through nerve-wracking moments when spinners Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon were in full flow on Day 3 morning. His patience, concentration, and composed batting style were critically important for India’s hopes of drawing level in this series. Overall, Gill’s mature performance displayed the kind of player he can be at international level and set the tone for an exciting day ahead.
Shubman Gill Innings
|India||50 runs in 12.6 overs (78 balls), Extras 1|
|1st Wicket||50 runs in 78 balls (RG Sharma 19, Shubman Gill 32, Ex 1)|
|Over 17.3||Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire – RA Kettleborough, Batter – Shubman Gill (Struck down)|
|Drinks||India – 81/1 in 24.0 overs (Shubman Gill 42, CA Pujara 3)|
|Shubman Gill||50 off 90 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)|
|India||100 runs in 28.6 overs (175 balls), Extras 2|
|2nd Wicket||50 runs in 88 balls (Shubman Gill 24, CA Pujara 21, Ex 6)|
|Lunch||India – 129/1 in 37.0 overs (Shubman Gill 65, CA Pujara 22)|
|India||150 runs in 49.1 overs (296 balls), Extras 7|
|Drinks||India – 152/1 in 51.0 overs (Shubman Gill 76, CA Pujara 34)|
|2nd Wicket||100 runs in 219 balls (Shubman Gill 53, CA Pujara 41, Ex 7)|
|New Ball update||Ball was changed after 75 overs.|
|Shubman Gill||100 off 194 balls (10 x 4, 1 x 6)|