Iyer and Gill’s fierce execution against Australia: Netizens filled with wonder

Shreyas Iyer

Iyer and Gill’s fierce execution in the second ODI against Australia compels netizens to lose for words. Shreyas Iyer and Shubman Gill jointly registered 200 runs off 164 balls in the match.


The Ind vs. Aus 2nd ODI match was in Holkar Stadium, Indore. Australia’s captain, Steve Smith, won the toss and elected to field first. India came in bat first, and in 3.4 overs of the game, there was the first fall of the wicket. Indian opener Ruturaj Gaikawad was the first to depart, scoring merely eight runs off 12 deliveries. After his dismissal, Shreyas Iyer was the next batsman to arrive at the pitch. Iyer and Gill’s strike rotation gradually accelerated the scoreboard. Shreyas Iyer sliced 105 runs off 90 balls. In addition, Shubman Gill was the second to attain his hundred. Gill smashed 104 off 97.

Iyer and Gill jointly added 200 runs to the board in 164 deliveries. While it was Iyer’s 3rd century in the ODI, Shubman Gill recorded his sixth ODI century. Iyer and Gill’s knock made the Australian side stressed. After this, the former Indian starts, namely. Robin Uthappa, Irfan Pathan, Dinesh Karthik, Mohammad Kaif, and many others congratulated Shreyas Iyer in their tone on X(formerly known as Twitter). Netizens also were in awe of Iyer and Gill’s partnership that pushed India to reach a gigantic score of 399. Moreover, Shreyas Iyer was the Player of the Match.

Shreyas Iyer in post-match interview said

“It was definitely a roller coaster ride. I would like to thank myself, to be honest. For believing in my abilities and mindset at that point of time. I was feeling a bit lonely but thanks to my physios, my trainers, my family they backed me, grateful to have them around,”

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