There were reports yesterday that India’s star opener Shubman Gill, who is suffering from dengue fever, will not play in today’s match. There were reports that Gill has not been training for the past few days and Ishan Kishan might be India’s opener in the first game instead. But the Indian skipper Rohit Sharma’s update on Gill on the eve of the match has left the fans in a big confusion.
While talking to the media on Saturday, Rohit said that all the players in the Indian team except Gill are fit and Gill is not feeling well. But he was not ready to confirm that the player will not play in the match. With this, reports started coming out that there is a possibility of Gill playing against Australia.
Rohit’s statement that Shubman Gill is not out of the first match has created a lot of confusion among the fans. Earlier, news agency PTI reported that Gill is doubtful to play even in the second match against Afghanistan. Meanwhile Rohit’s words.
If Shubman Gill regains his fitness and comes out to play today, he will also open the Indian innings. This will also be Gill’s debut in the ODI World Cup. But if Gill is not available for selection, Ishan Kishan will open the Indian batting along with skipper Rohit Sharma.
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