James Anderson dismissed Shubman Gill once again during the second India-England Test in Vizag on Friday. Despite scoring a decent 34 runs off 46 balls, the Indian youngster extended his streak to 12 consecutive innings without reaching a half-century.
James Anderson Dismisses Shubman Gill For 5th Time In Tests
Anderson was brought onto the attack just when Gill started to get going in the Test. Gill was showing good footwork against spinners but fell to Anderson. The England bowler induced a thick edge from Gill, resulting in an excellent low catch by Ben Foakes. Gill scored 34 runs but missed a half-century for the 12th consecutive inning.
James Anderson dismissed Shubman Gill once again in the ongoing Test match between India and England in Vizag. This marks the fifth occasion in seven innings that Anderson has claimed Gill’s wicket. Following this dismissal, Gill’s batting average against Anderson stands at a mere 7.80. The experienced English pacer seems to have a significant edge over the young Indian batsman in recent encounters.
Veteran pacer James Anderson, in his 184th Test match, thwarted Shubman Gill’s aggressive approach with a well-executed delivery that led to an edge caught in the slips. This successful dismissal marked Anderson’s 691st Test wicket, highlighting his effectiveness against the young Indian batsman.
James Anderson has taken the wickets in Test cricket:
– 9 times of Sachin Tendulkar.
– 7 times of Virat Kohli.
– 5 times of Shubman Gill.
41 year old James Anderson gets Shubman Gill for 34 and is consistently bowling at around 140 Kmph
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Meanwhile, talking about Shubman Gill, given his ongoing challenges in Test cricket and the presence of Sarfaraz Khan as an alternative, along with the impending return of Virat Kohli, India faces a challenging decision. The upcoming second innings will be crucial for Shubman Gill, determining whether he retains his spot based on merit or faces the possibility of being dropped.
Check out how fans trolled Shubman Gill after he failed yet again: