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India vs New Zealand 1st Test Day 1: Shubman Gill hits half-century

11:25 AM Nov 25, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

India’s Shubman Gill scored a brilliant half-century as India were doing well at 80-1 in 27 overs.

The 22-year-old gave India some stability after India’s Mayank Agarwal was dismissed for 13 in the 8th over.

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This fifty, his fourth in Tests, will really give him a much-needed boost as he hasn’t really flourished in the opening slot- a courageous 91 in Brisbane notwithstanding.

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A mere 31.84 average has meant the selectors wanted to try him out in the middle-order in the absence of Virat Kohli. But KL Rahul’s injury meant that Gill was back to the slot.

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