Flamboyant teen Shubman Gill is looking forward to the problem of taking up mighty Australia but has not set any personal goals for the upcoming assignments the place a very good outing might assist him cement his place within the Indian crew.
Gill has to date performed solely two ODIs for India and is a part of the limited-overs in addition to the Test squad for the Australia tour starting on Friday.
“I am really looking forward to Australia because this is my first trip. As a kid growing up, I always watched the matches between India and Australia. I am really excited,” Gill mentioned in a video posted by his IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders on Twitter.
The 21-year-old batsman headed to Australia after a formidable outing within the Indian Premier League (IPL) season with KKR.
Gill amassed 440 runs in 14 matches within the recently-concluded IPL within the UAE.
“The fact that a lot of my friends are travelling with the team, so it will be fun and exciting. But, obviously, when the practice session starts then it’s a whole different situation.
“I’ve not likely set any personal goals, but I’m actually looking forward to the tour,” he added.
Seen as one with a shiny future, Gill was named the substitute for an injured Rohit Sharma for the Test collection in New Zealand at first of this 12 months.
He had made his means into the nationwide crew after scoring an unbeaten 204 and a half-century for India A in an unofficial Test in opposition to New Zealand A in Christchurch.
India and Australia will play a collection of three ODIs, three T20 internationals and 4 Tests throughout their lengthy keep Down Under.
The two groups are presently quarantining in Sydney, the venue of the primary ODI on November 27.