Shubman Gill started on a positive note in the third ODI against Sri Lanka. He stiched a 95-run partnership with captain Rohit Sharma, who was dismissed after scoring 42 off 49 balls.
Meanwhile, Gill completed his fifty off 52 balls, laced with 8 fours.
Fans lauded the young batter for his cover drive and the way he started in a crucial match for him.
“Shubman Gill is the greatest cricketer ever to play cover drive and flick,” one of the fans wrote on social media.
Here are some of the reactions
India have already clinched the series, having beaten the visitors in the first two games. Suryakumar Yadav and Washington Sundar replaced Hardik Pandya and Umran Malik for the last game.