Why Shubman Gill is not selected in Indian Team against Ireland?

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Why Shubman Gill is not selected in Indian Team
Why Shubman Gill is not selected in Indian Team

The All-India Senior Selection Committee selected a 17-member squad for the T20I series against Ireland. There are a number of surprising names which have been left out from the 17-member squad for Ireland Tour. Some players have also got called up that no one had expected. Shubman Gill didn’t get a place in the Indian T20 squad against Ireland which was announced BCCI. A lot of senior players have been rested for India Tour of Ireland. In their absence, many young players have been selected in the squad. Even then some deserving players failed to get a place in the Indian Team. Gill’s exclusion from the 17-member squad is quite shocking because he had a quite satisfied IPL and won the maiden title. Fans want to know Why Shubman Gill is not selected in Indian Team against Ireland?

Indian Team is all set to travel to Ireland to play two T20 International matches in Dublin. This would be India’s first visit to Ireland since 2018. The two team have played against each other only on three occasions in T20s and it was Indian team who emerged victorious on all occasions. The 1st match of T20 series will take place on June 26 while the 2nd match will take place on June 28. Hardik Pandya has been appointed the captain of Indian Team for the series against Ireland.

Why Shubman Gill is not selected in Indian Team against Ireland?

Why Shubman Gill is not selected in Indian Team against Ireland?
Why Shubman Gill is not selected in Indian Team against Ireland?

Shubman Gill is not included in the T20 Squad against Ireland because he has already been a part of Indian Test Team which is set to play the final Test match of the five-match Test series against England at the Edgbaston, Birmingham starting from July 1. BCCI have confirmed that Gill alongside Rohit Sharma will be opening the batting for the side. Earlier it was KL Rahul who was set to open the innings but he was ruled out of the series after suffering an injury. In his absence, Gill is most likely to get a chance because Mayank Agarwal is also not available.

India’s squad for the fifth Test vs England

Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Srikar Bharat (wk).

India vs Ireland Schedule

Date Match Details Venue Time (IST)
June 26, 2022 Ireland vs India, 1st T20I The Village, Dublin 2:30 PM
June 28, 2022 Ireland vs India, 2nd T20I The Village, Dublin 2:30 PM
India Squad against Ireland
India Squad against Ireland

India Squad against Ireland

Hardik Pandya (c), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (vc), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Rahul Tripathi, Deepak Hooda, Venkatesh Iyer, Axar Patel, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi.