Team India are all set to officially begin their campaign in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup on October 8, Sunday. Rohit Sharma and Co. will lock horns against the five-time champions Australia in the fifth match of the tournament at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
– Gill missed net session; suffering from dengue since reaching Chennai. – Gill expected to be available for second match against Afghanistan on October 11. – In recent ODI series against Australia, Gill's contributions were significant (74 and 104 runs).
– Gill was the highest run-scorer in Asia Cup with 302 runs in six games (average: 75.50, strike rate: 93.49). – Overall, Gill has scored over 3000 runs across all formats. – Impressive year for Gill in white-ball cricket: 1,230 runs from 20 games (average: 72.35).