Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubman Gill struck out with a death-over hit. The clock
IPL 2020, KKR vs RR: Shubman Gill scored an unbeaten 70 runs in the last match of KKR.© BCCI / IPL
Shubman Gill has been part of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) leadership group, as explained by head coach Brendon McCullum. At the age of 21, this is a feat and Gill flourished in the role. The team registered their first win of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 with an unbeaten 70 against Sunrisers Hyderabad in KKR’s last outing. Gill is now eyeing the Rajasthan Royals, the only undefeated team in the tournament so far, and that match with assistant coach Abhishek Nair in a one-on-one competition on the net, as shown in a video posted by KKR on social media. Warmed up for
The equation given by Nair to Gill was 16 runs with two wickets in hand. As Nair led the throwdown with varying lengths and speeds, Gill gained valuable death-over batting practice.
There was a subtle restriction between the two as to whether a shot hit by Gill in a closed net would turn into a boundary or a single, and an aerial shot had Captain Dinesh Karthik’s stamp as “SIX”.
KKR faced RR in Match 12 of the IPL 2020 in Dubai – both teams played their first match this season – and the difficulty of hitting long fours and sixes could call someone to play through the innings. .
Gill had played a role in the previous match and the team would bank on him for a double performance.
The U-19 World Cup winner scored 854 T20 runs at 35.58 and strikes the ball at 131.58.