England vs India: Shubman Gill Returns Home After He Is Ruled Out Of England Test Series, Says Report
England vs India: Shubman Gill posted in his Instagram Stories a short video and a pic, indicating he had left England after he was ruled out of the upcoming Test series.
- Shubman Gill posted on social media, indicating he has left England
- Gill was reportedly ruled out of India's upcoming Test series in England
- Gill suffered a shin injury during the World Test Championship final
India batsman Shubman Gill has returned back home after being ruled out of the five-match Test series against England. Gill posted an Instagram story of him arriving back in India and his family welcoming him with a cake. He suffered a shin injury and he was ruled out for eight weeks in what came as a huge blow for Team India going into the Test series against England. Sources told ANI that the injury happened after the World Test Championship final.
"He has a shin injury which he has sustained after the WTC final against New Zealand and will need around eight weeks to recover," a source explained.
This now means the Indian team management will have to look at going ahead with either Mayank Agarwal or KL Rahul as the second opener with Rohit Sharma.
Gill did not have a great outing in the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand as he recorded scores of 28 and 8 runs. He got off to a good start in the first innings but failed to convert it into a big score and gave a disappointing performance in the second innings.
New Zealand won the match by eight wickets to take the Test mace home.
After the stunning debut in the Australia series, Gill has faced a lean patch with the bat and big scores eluded him even in the four-match Test series against England earlier this year.