IPL 2022: Shubman Gill Needs To Convert Starts Into Big Scores: Ajay Jadeja

Updated - 04 May 2022, 06:08 PM

Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill (Ciredts: Twitter)

Gujarat Titans’ eight-wicket defeat to Punjab Kings didn’t hurt them much as they are still holding the top spot however a loss as persuading as the one on Tuesday night, will be posting a couple of inquiries for Shubman Gill, Hardik Pandya, and the Gujarat Team management.

To begin with, Pandya won the toss and picked to bat, something teams have stayed away from given how much dew that settles in during the final part of the game. Then, the pair of Shubman Gill and Wriddhiman Saha have hushed up more frequently than they have assaulted.

Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill. (Photo: IPL)

Shubman Gill Needs To Spend More Time At The Crease: Ajay Jadeja Gives Advice To GT Opener

Truth be told, Gill, since enrolling consecutive scores of 84 and 96 was supposed to illuminate the competition, however, the 22-year-old has been all the more a cry as opposed to a bang from that point onward. With scores of 7, 13, 0, 7, 22, 31, and 9, Gill has been a failure at the top order.

Saying something regarding Gill’s series of scores, former India batter Ajay Jadeja feels it is no time like the present that the GT opener continues and converts starts into enormous scores.

Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill. Image: BCCI

“He needs to spend more time at the crease. The two good innings he played; he had never shown that kind of an innings before. Otherwise, this has been the story of his career in the last 2-3 years.

“Has talent, has style, but he’s been scoring 20, 30, 25, 40… these are signs that you need to take it forward. The Indian selectors have a long list of names to choose from so in order to score 70, 80, you need to face at least 60 balls or so,” Jadeja said on Cricbuzz.

Shubman Gill Can Learn From KL Rahul: Ajay Jadeja

The former India skipper figures Gill can gain a couple of things from KL Rahul as he sees a few similitudes between the two. Yet again Rahul, likewise an opener, has consumed the outlines in IPL 2022 scoring 451 runs from 10 matches at an average of 56.38 with two centuries and two fifties.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul (Image: Twitter)

“He can take a leaf out of KL Rahul’s book. Because his style and KL Rahul’s style… I’m not comparing the two, but there is a similarity in the way these two batters play. If he has to learn from, then KL Rahul is right there. Not too far,” added Jadeja.

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