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Shubman Gill Breaks Sunil Gavaskar’s Record, Becomes Youngest Indian To Do So


Young batsman Shubman Gill played a crucial role in getting India out of a difficult situation on the fifth day of the Brisbane Test (India vs Australia) against Australia. Till the time of writing the news, he is playing 80 runs facing 136 balls. Along with this, he has also equaled a big record of Sunil Gavaskar.

Shubman Gill has become India’s youngest opening batsman, scoring a half-century in the fourth innings. He completed a half-century by stealing two runs off Josh Hazlewood in the direction of Covers. Gill has scored a half-century as an opening batsman in the fourth innings at the age of 21 years 133 days.

At the same time, he scored an unbeaten 67 in his debut match against the West Indies at the Port of Spain in 1970–71. Gill made his debut with the Melbourne Test and so far he has scored 45, 25, 50, 31, 7 runs in the series.

Till the announcement of lunch, Pujara is playing for seven runs facing 90 balls. The same, Shubman Gill has scored 64 runs so far playing 117 balls. During the first session, India lost only one wicket as Rohit Sharma. Sharma, after scoring seven runs, caught Tim Paine on the back of the wicket off Pat Cummins.

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