Last Update on: June 30th, 2021 at 01:06 pm
With few good knocks since his international Test debut, Shubman Gill has emerged himself as a promising opener for India in the Test format. The 21-year-old player made his debut during India vs Australia Test series under ICC World Test Championship in December last year. Playing as an opener, he smashed 259 runs in 6 innings with 2 fifties and proved himself to be a worthy batsman at the opening spot. He also scored 119 runs in the Test series against England, which comprised one half-century.
So far in 15 innings, the right-handed batsman has mustered 414 runs at an average of 31.84 with 3 fifties. Although Shubman Gill is a good choice for the Test opener for the Indian team, there are some other players too who can excel at the opening slot. There are few batsmen who can be more valuable than Gill in the Test team. In this listicle, we talk about 5 players who can replace Shubman Gill in the Test team.
5 Players Who Can Replace Shubman Gill In The Indian Test Team
Before Shubman Gill made an appearance in the Test team, Mayank Agarwal the top choice for the opener for India. The right-handed batsman has earned accolades with his impressive batting from the start of his Test career.
The 30-year-old player has scored 1052 runs in 23 innings so far at an average of 45.73. Agarwal has smacked 3 centuries and 4 fifties, out of which two were double centuries. Agarwal definitely has the confidence and skill to bat at the opening position and he can replace Shubman Gill in the Test team.