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There are no doubts that Shubman Gill is an emerging batsman for India. At the age of just 23 years, Shubman Gill has come up with so many impeccable knocks that Indian cricket fans believe that he can take Virat Kohli’s legacy forward for the Indian team. Whether it is Tests, ODIs, or T20Is, Shubman Gill has impressed with his batting show in every format as an opener.

He has already slammed 7 centuries across 45 games in all three formats along with one ODI double-century. Although Shubman Gill has a similar batting strength to that of Virat Kohli, there are a few reasons why he will not be able to take Virat Kohli’s legacy forward. Here we take a look at 5 such reasons.

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5 Reasons Why Shubman Gill Will Not Be Able To Carry Virat Kohli’s Legacy Forward

5. Low Test Average

Shubman Gill, IND vs ZIM
Shubman Gill (Photo Credit: (Twitter)

While Virat Kohli has always maintained a batting average of 50+ in all three formats, Shubman Gill lacks a strong batting show in the longest format. Although the right-handed batsman has showcased good form in Tests, his Test average is a little low. After 28 Test innings, Gill has a Test average of 34.23. When Virat Kohli played his first 28 innings in Tests, he had an average of 40+.

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