Shubman Gill discusses the excitement and difficulty of transitioning from T20 to Test cricket. The WTC final to be held on June 7 at The Oval.
Shubman Gill, a young cricketer, shone in the just concluded Indian Premier League. The opener scored 890 runs in 17 matches, the second-most by any cricketer in the competition’s history. The 23-year-old, though, wants to put it behind him and focus on WTC decider against Australia.
When ask about the difficulties of transitioning to Test cricket following a marathon T20 tournament. Gill stated that it is both exciting and tough. He also stated that his performance in the IPL will undoubtedly improve his confidence going forward, but he recognizes that Test cricket is a different ball game and that the conditions in England will be vastly different from those in India.
“It does give you a bit of confidence (from the IPL), but I feel this is a completely different scenario and game, but that’s part of the fun.” “We were playing something completely different with a different atmosphere last week, and that is the challenge and what is exciting about Test cricket,” Gill said in an interview with the ICC.
Hopefully, we can avoid the mistakes we did the prior time: Gill
Team India lost the World Test Championship final against New Zealand by eight wickets in the previous edition, and Gill stated that everyone on the team discussed it and that they will strive to overcome the mistakes this time around.
“We’ve been discussing some of the things we learn as a team, particularly as a batting group. From playing that match.” ” Hopefully, we’re able to avoid the mistakes we made the last time. ” Gill said.
Notably, Gill scored 28 and 8 runs in both innings, but he has evolved since then and is one of the few Indian cricketers in recent years to reach century in all three forms.