‘These two will dominate world cricket’: Virender Sehwag’s big prediction about India’s rising youngsters | Cricket News

Feb 5, 2024



NEW DELHI: Former India opener Virender Sehwag predicts that young talents Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shubman Gill will assert their dominance in the world of cricket for the “upcoming decade.”
Jaiswal showcased his prowess by scoring 209 in the first innings, embellished with 19 boundaries and 7 maximums, singlehandedly propelling India to a total of 396.
In the second innings on Sunday, facing a challenging situation for India, Gill stepped up and played a pivotal role by scoring a crucial 104, helping the hosts reach a total of 255.
“Glad to se two youngsters, both under 25 rising to the ocassion and standing out. Very likely that these two will dominate world cricket for the next decade and more,” Sehwag wrote on X.
Former batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar hailed Shubamn’s skills as he made his way to his third Test ton in challenging circumstances.
“This innings by Shubman Gill was full of skill! Congratulations on a well timed 100,” Sachin wrote on X.
Gill’s knock helped India set a total of 399 for England to chase down and possibly repeat another ‘Bazball’ miracle which took place in Headingley in 2019.
Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan emphasized the importance of ton on Gill’s mindset.
“This by @ShubmanGill, will him the most satisfaction out of his all international centuries. Came at the time when the pressure was mounting on him. Well done buddy,” Irfan wrote on X.
In the final moments of Day 3, England got off to a positive start with openers Zak Crawley and Ben Duckett putting up a 50-run stand. Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed Duckett (28) with the help of extra bounce forcing out an edge and ending his stay on the crease.
(With inputs from ANI)



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