Rahul Dravid expects Shubman Gill’s father to be ‘real proud’, says after another ton vs New Zealand, watch

Team India opener Shubman Gill equaled the record for required runs scored in a bilateral series by scoring 360 runs including a double century and a century in three matches against New Zealand. Head coach Rahul Dravid was really happy that Gill is finally living up to his immense potential.

Dravid recalled Shubman Gill’s father’s words when the young opener was not converting his scores into hundreds. Continuing his scintillating form, the Indian opener hit his fourth ODI hundred in the third and final match of the series against New Zealand at the Holkar Cricket Stadium on Tuesday (January 24), equaling a rare record set by Pakistan’s Babar here. . Azam against West Indies in 2016

Gill completed his second century of the series by scoring 112 runs from only 78 balls. Earlier, the batsman had scored 208 in the series opener in Hyderabad to become the fifth Indian batsman to score an ODI double century. young people were also honored player of the series For his impressive performance against the Kiwis.

“So when Shubman was scoring a lot of fifties and sixes and batting well but not really converting them into big hundreds, I think his father said, ‘Shubman are you just going to drizzle us? Are you going to show us or are you actually going to show us some rain and some thunderstorms’, Dravid said in a video posted by the BCCI on social media, where the head coach interacted with Gill.

“I think his father would be pleased that what you’ve done in the last one month, you’ve really made it rain. So, well done. That should make you and your father really proud.”

Responding to Dravid, Gill said that his father would not be too happy with his 112 in the third ODI as he could have made another big score. “Yeah, I don’t think he’ll be too happy about this game. He’ll definitely tell me that, I’d go on, I should have gone on in this game and it looks like he’s got another big score in it, Gill said.

Then, Dravid burst into laughter and said: “Difficult boss, your father! If we don’t push you, he will. Then you are in good hands.

(With IANS inputs)