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Only going to point out us drizzles? Rahul Dravid on what Shubman Gill’s dad mentioned when batter did not get huge scores

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India Today Web Desk

Rahul Dravid has opened up on Shubman Gill’s father’s feedback when the younger batter was failing to get huge scores after getting begins. Gill admitted that his father would not be too happy along with his 112 within the third ODI towards New Zealand.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Jan 25, 2023 08:21 IST

Gill mentioned that his father would not have been too happy along with his rating within the third ODI (Courtesy: Shubman Gill Instagram)

By India Today Web Desk: India coach Rahul Dravid has opened up on what Shubman Gill’s father was telling the 23-year-old when the younger batter was failing to transform his scores into huge a whole bunch.

Gill has been in scintillating kind in ODI cricket and he put the New Zealand bowlers to the sword within the three-match collection. The 23-year-old began issues off with a double hundred within the first ODI and capped issues off with one other hundred in Indore on Tuesday.

The younger batter was adjudged the Man Of The Series for his efficiency towards the Kiwis and ended up levelling Babar Azam’s ODI file with 360 runs.

However, Dravid revealed that Gill’s father wasn’t totally happy with the younger batter when he was failing to get huge scores. Speaking to the BCCI’s official web site, the India coach mentioned that Gill’s father requested the batter if he was solely going to point out drizzles and never some rain and thunderstorm. Dravid then informed Gill that he and his father would have been proud along with his stellar run in the intervening time.

“So when Shubman was scoring a lot of fifties and sixties and batting well, but not really converting them into big hundreds, I think his father had said, ‘Shubman are you only going to show us drizzles or are you actually going to show us some rain and some thunderstorms.”

“I think his father will be glad that over the last month or so, what you have done is you really made it rain. So, well done. It must make you and your dad really proud,” mentioned Dravid.

Gill, nonetheless, went on to say that his father would not be too joyful along with his 112 within the third ODI towards New Zealand as he would have wished the 23-year-old to hold on a get an enormous rating.

“Yeah, I don’t think he will be too happy about this game. He would definitely tell me to, I would have carried on, I should have carried on in this game and looked to have got another big score in this one,” mentioned Gill.

Dravid had fun after listening to it and mentioned that Gill is in protected arms as his dad will push him.

“Hard task master your dad man! If we don’t push you, he will. So you’re in good hands,” mentioned Dravid.

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Jan 25, 2023