Shubman Gill’s brilliant batting performance in the fourth Test against Australia has helped India chase down Australia’s first-innings score of 480 runs. Gill smashed a career-best 128 runs on Day 3, featuring in three 50-plus partnerships with the Indian top order, including Virat Kohli, who regained his form with a half-century after 16 innings. The Indian team is still 191 runs behind, but Gill remains hopeful of winning the match on Day 5.
Indian Openers Shine Despite Tough Situation
The fourth Test between India and Australia has been an exciting contest so far, with both teams looking to gain an advantage in the series. After Australia posted an impressive 480 runs in their first innings, the pressure was on India’s openers to see off the remaining overs of the day.
Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma rose to the occasion, looking positive right from the onset. They were severe to anything short from the Australian pacers and put up a solid opening partnership. It was only after Steve Smith turned to spin that the Indian openers showed some respect to the seasoned pro, Nathan Lyon.
Gill’s Stunning Shot in the Last Over of Day 2
In the last over of Day 2, Gill stunned everyone with a magnificent shot off Lyon. He danced down the track and hit the seasoned off-spinner straight over the back of his head for a six. Gill’s fearless approach helped India end the day on a high note, setting the tone for a memorable innings.
Gill’s Career-Best Century Leads India’s Reply
On Day 3, despite losing Rohit early, Gill carried on the good work, smashing a career-best 128 runs. He featured in three 50-plus partnerships to help India chase down Australia’s score. Virat Kohli also regained his form, scoring a half-century after 16 innings.
India ended Day 3 on a positive note, with Kohli batting on 59 and Ravindra Jadeja on 16 at the other end. India still trailed by 191 runs, but Gill remains hopeful of winning the match on Day 5.
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