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Was “Not Very Good”: Commentator Breaks Down What Rohit Sharma Advised Shubman Gill After Run Out In India vs Afghanistan T20I


The India vs Afghanistan 1st T20I in Mohali on Thursday noticed the Rohit Sharma-led hosts tick virtually all bins. India romped residence to a six-wicket win with gamers like Shivam Dube, Axar Patel and others giving account of themselves. Nonetheless, one field that was left unchecked was a stable batting present by Rohit Sharma. Enjoying his first T20I in 14 months, Rohit Sharma bought out on 0 after a horrific mix-up with fellow opener Shubman Gill.

The incident occurred on the second ball of the primary over of the Indian innings. Rohit Sharma referred to as for a run however Shubman Gill saved wanting on the ball. Rohit Sharma, by then had already ran in direction of the opposite ends. Afghanistan gamers had been alert sufficient to expire the India captain.

“Take a look at him (Shubman), he’s watching and watching. Rohit had referred to as sure (for a run). Will not repeat what he mentioned as a result of it isn’t very good. However Rohit Sharma is completely spot on, he’s in the fitting,” one of many commentators.

“There are two issues in working between the wickets first is cross, and second the gauging the tempo at which your companion can run. It isn’t about you being fast sufficient, it is about what your companion needs, how good he’s,” mentioned the opposite commentator.

Coming to the match, put to bat first by India, Afghanistan had begin, with skipper Ibrahim Zadran (25 in 22 balls, with two fours and a six) and Rahmanullah Gurbaz (23 in 28 balls, with two fours and a six) including 50 runs for the primary wicket.

After Indian bowlers lowered Afghanistan to 57/3, A 68-run partnership between Azmatullah Omarzai (29 in 22 balls, with two fours and a six) and Mohammed Nabi (42 in 27 balls, with two fours and three sixes) introduced them again into the match. A stable partnership between Najibullah Zadran (19*) and Karim Janat (9*) on the again finish of the innings took them to 158/5 in 20 overs.

Axar Patel (2/23) and Mukesh Kumar (2/33) had been the decide of the bowlers for India. Shivam Dube bought one wicket.

Within the chase of 159, India misplaced skipper Rohit Sharma for a duck on his return to T20Is. Shubman Gill (23 in 12 balls, 5 fours) confirmed intent however couldn’t convert his begin into huge rating. A 44-run stand between Shivam Dube and Tilak Varma (26 in 22 balls, with two fours and a six) introduced India again into the match. Later, a 45-run stand between Shivam and Jitesh Sharma (31 in 20 balls, with 5 fours) took India near a win. Dube scored his second T20I half-century, getting 60 in 40 balls with 5 fours and two sixes and joined forces with Rinku Singh (16*) to win the sport for India.

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