Pietersen wants Gill and Jaiswal to play in the 50-over World Cup

Shubman Gill - Kolkata Knight Riders - KKR

Former England player, Kevin Pietersen has recently written a blog where he has praised Yashasvi Jaiswal and Shubman Gill.

Both these youngsters are going great guns in the ongoing IPL and are 2nd and 3rd respectively in the Orange Cap race.

Meanwhile, Jaiswal has scored 575 runs from 13 games and will be gunning to make more.

Moreover, Pietersen has also written that both these youngsters are the future stars of India.

Says Pietersen,

We’re seeing the future of the India top order in Shubman Gill and Yashasvi Jaiswal. I would really strongly look at Jaiswal for the 50-over World Cup. I’d blood him and let him go. I think 50 overs is going to be a thing of the past in the not-too-distant future, but I’d get him into the squad right away.

Pietersen says Gill and Jaiswal are quality players, not just hit-and-miss cricketers

In Gujarat Titans’ recent game against the Sunrisers Hyderabad, Gill scored a brilliant century.

Therefore, he will now challenge Royal Challengers Bangalore’s Faf du Plessis in the remaining games and try to get hold of it.

Furthermore, Jaiswal will also look to grab hold of the cap but it now seems difficult for him because his side has only one game left.

But, according to Pietersen, Gill, and Jaiswal are absolute stars of India and are on their way to achieving greatness for themselves.

The IPL gives young players three things. It gives them the opportunity to play, it gives them the visibility of the fans around the world, and it gives them the composure to be able to perform in the highest intensity of battle. Stadiums are full, everything’s busy, and it’s high intensity. If you come through that and tick all three boxes, then you’re destined to play international sport. That’s what I’ve seen from these two youngsters in particular, they’re stars. They’re not just hit and miss cricketers, they’re absolute quality.

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