World Cup 2023: As the cricket world’s eyes are fixed on the World Cup 2023, Team India’s star batsman, Shubman Gill’s absence from the field due to health concerns has created waves. The young cricketer’s current condition was recently addressed by Team India’s batting coach.
Shubman Gill’s Ongoing Battle with Illness:
The promising talent of Team India, Shubman Gill, has been sidelined from the World Cup matches because of health concerns. The details about his health were brought forward by India’s batting coach.
Updates from Batting Coach Vikram Rathore:
World Cup 2023: Shedding light on Gill’s condition, Vikram Rathore stated that the young player is presently convalescing in Chennai after suffering from an illness. Rathore clarified that Gill’s admission to a Chennai hospital was purely ‘precautionary’, and he has since returned to his hotel.
Gill’s Health Setback Before the World Cup:
It’s noteworthy to mention that Gill, who displayed top-tier performance consistently over the last year, contracted dengue just before the World Cup’s commencement. This illness led to his absence during India’s first match against Australia. Following this, the BCCI also declared Gill unavailable for the next World Cup match against Afghanistan, owing to his ongoing recovery under the watchful eyes of a medical team in Chennai.
Rathore’s Assurance at the Press Conference:
World Cup 2023: The batting coach, while addressing the media in Delhi before the Afghanistan match, stated, “Gill is on a good recovery trajectory. Though he was hospitalized, it was solely precautionary. He’s now at the hotel, under the medical team’s care, and we are optimistic about his swift recovery.”
Team India’s Batting Line-up in Gill’s Absence:
With Gill out of the lineup, Ishan Kishan took up the opening batsman’s mantle against Australia but couldn’t make a mark, departing without scoring. For the impending Afghanistan match, Kishan might continue in the opener’s role. Considering the typical recovery duration associated with dengue, it seems challenging for Gill to get match-fit by the India-Pakistan clash on October 14th.
World Cup 2023: While Team India awaits Shubman Gill’s recovery, they’re also adapting to the situation, ensuring that the lineup remains robust and ready for the challenges ahead.
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