World Cup 2023: Shubman Gill Could Miss The Opener Match Against Australia Due To Dengue
World Cup 2023: Shubman Gill

World Cup 2023: Shubman Gill could miss the opener match against Australia due to Dengue: The World No. 2 Batter in ODI format Shubman Gill is suffering from a high fever ahead of World Cup 2023. On Friday, Shubman Gill tested positive for dengue.

Shubman Gill will undoubtedly miss the opener match of World Cup 2023 against five-time champion Australia on October 8, 2023, at M.A. Chidambaram Cricket Stadium, Chennai.

The team has made the final decision on his availability in the first match of the World Cup. Fans hope Shubman Gill will be ready for the game against Pakistan on October 14.

Gill performed outstandingly in the Asia Cup 2023 and the ODI series against Australia. Ishan Kishan will replace him in the first match of World Cup 2023 against Australia.

As per the report, Shubman Gill will miss several games of World Cup 2023. Shubman is Suffering from high fever after landing in Chennai. As per the source of PTI, Shubman Gill tested positive for dengue.

He would take around 7 to 10 days to get ready for the match. The chances of missing against Australia and Afghanistan are high. In 2023, Gill played exceptional cricket in ODI format. He scored 1,230 runs in just 20 ODIs in 2023 for India.

This year, Shubman Gill scored Five centuries and Five Half-Centuries. Gill also became the top run scorer in the Asia Cup 2023. Gill scored 302 runs in 6 matches at an average of 72.35. Currently, Gill stands at career-best ICC ranking.

Ishan Kishan will open for India with Rohit Sharma in the first match of World Cup 2023 against Australia. The performance of Ishan Kishan in recent matches in the ODI format is outstanding. He did really well in the West Indies series, scoring three fifties in a row.

In an interview, Rahul Dravid said that he is optimistic that Shubman will be able to play in the match against Australia. 

Shubman Gill ODI Career Stats:

Matches Played:35

Runs Scored: 1917

Average: 66.1

100s: 6

50s: 9

Highest Score: 208

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