Shubman Gill retires hurt in World Cup 2023 semi-final against New Zealand

Indian batter Shubman Gill retired hurt during the World Cup 2023 semi-final clash between India and New Zealand.

Mumbai: In a dramatic turn of events during the World Cup 2023 semi-final clash between India and New Zealand, Indian batter Shubman Gill retired hurt at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday. Gill, who was in exceptional form, scoring 79 off 65, left the field due to cramps, concluding his impactful 93-run partnership with Virat Kohli for the second wicket.

According to the ICC World Cup 2023 Playing Conditions, a batter is allowed to retired at any time during their innings when the ball us dead. The umpires must be informed of the reason for the batter’s retirement, and if it is due to illness, injury, or any unavoidable cause, the batter is entitled to resume their innings. If, for any reason, the batter does not return, they are recorded as ‘Retired – not out.’

Gill’s departure brings a temporary halt to his impressive innings, leaving fans eagerly awaiting his potential return to the crease. The situation adds an element of suspense to the crucial World Cup semifinal as both teams vie for a spot in the tournament final.

As per the latest update, Gill retains the option to resume his innings based on the ICC guidelines, making his health and potential return a focal point of the match’s narrative.

Also Read: World Cup 2023 Semi Final: India Win Toss And Opt To Bat First Against New Zealand

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