Kolkata Knight Riders tempo spearhead Pat Cummins is an enormous fan of Shubman Gill and mentioned he likes the best way the younger India opening batsman stays relaxed whereas taking the sport on.
“He’s good, he’s young. He wants to take the game on and is really relaxed,” the star Aussie pacer mentioned in an Instagram stay by KKR within the build-up to their opening IPL match towards Sunrisers Hyderabad right here on Sunday.
“He doesn’t take cricket or life too seriously. So it’s good fun to be with him,” the world’s no 1 Test pacer added, hailing the India teen because the duo could be seen taking part in collectively, months after their thrilling duel within the Test sequence Down Under.
The 21-year-old was one of many architects of India’s epic Test sequence win Down Under, in what was his debut outing.
Gill hit a counter-attacking 91 within the second innings of the fourth and ultimate Test in Brisbane, one thing that arrange India’s epic chase of 328 on the Gabba en path to their 2-1 sequence triumph.
“I get along really well with Shubman. It was a great debut for him last summer in Australia. We had some good contests out in the field. I really feel happy for him, he had a great start to his Test career,” Cummins mentioned.
Amid the COVID-19 scare, IPL will comply with a caravan format and for the primary time the franchises will probably be disadvantaged of residence benefit as KKR too would miss taking part in on the iconic Eden Gardens.
“Just wanting ahead to taking part in for you guys this season. I do know, sadly, we’re not going to rise up to Kolkata and see you in individual however yeah give us all of the love on social media.
“We see it all and we absolutely love it, and we’ll be trying our best for you, so stick with us and yeah hopefully see you all soon,” Cummins mentioned in a message to the followers.