Karthik drew attention to the Ahmedabad pitches, which have consistently favored batsmen in recent months. In this regard, he highlighted the exceptional prowess of Shubman Gill, who has flourished on Ahmedabad's surfaces.
Gill's remarkable consistency and ability to score centuries every time he has set foot in Ahmedabad make him a force to be reckoned with, capable of turning the tide of the match.
“In the last six, eight months, Ahmedabad have produced some of the best batting pitches. One man who is gonna definitely say 'yes' to that match is Shubman Gill. He has scored a hundred literally every time they have walked out Ahmedabad. He is gonna take the pitch, put it in his pocket and travel with that everywhere he goes," he added.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) provided a glimpse of Gill's dominance on his home turf. The right-handed batsman showcased his brilliance as he topped the run charts in IPL'23, amassing a staggering 809 runs at an impressive average of 59. Ahmedabad has become his fortress, and Gill's ability to excel on these pitches has made him a walking threat for any opposition.
As the countdown to the India-Pakistan clash begins, the anticipation reaches fever pitch. The two nations' cricketing legacies, the passionate fan bases, and the historical significance of this rivalry will elevate the match to an unparalleled level of intensity.">