Shubman Gill walks off retired hurt during World Cup semi-final clash against New Zealand | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: In an unfortunate turn of events, India opener Shubman Gill retired hurt at the first World Cup semi-final against New Zealand in Mumbai on Thursday.
Gill, who was batting superbly on 65-ball 79 was forced to leave the field with a bout of cramps.
The incident took place in the 23rd over of the innings, when the Mumbai scorching heat had a victim in form of Gill.After facing the fourth ball of the Mitchell Santner over, Gill looked in trouble as the team physio arrived in the middle to attend to him.
While the physio looked at Gill, skipper Rohit Sharma too came running down from the dressing room to the team dug out.
After a few stretching exercises and liquid intake in the middle of the field, Gill wasn’t able to continue and was seen walking off the field, retired hurt.
In case of a player being retired hurt, the rules allow the batter to resume his innings in the later stages.


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