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Fans Troll Dengue Mosquitos With Memes As They Await Final Decision On Shubman Gill's Condition

Fans are using memes and humour to cope with the possibility that opener Shubman Gill might fall out of the ICC World Cup match against Australia. Here’s what went on.

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What happened to Shubman Gill and why are fans worried about the World Cup match against Australia?

Fans were shocked and disappointed after it was announced that Indian opener Shubman Gill had contracted dengue while he was in Chennai with the rest of the team for their match against Australia in the much-anticipated ICC World Cup. 

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For now, Gill’s future as the opener hangs in the balance as Indian team management closely monitors his recovery progress. Though captain Rohit Sharma did mention that the young player was not ruled out as a potential opener, “Gill is not feeling well, giving him every chance to see how he feels. Not ruled out yet.”

This new development in the team’s lineup has left fans anxious for the World Cup match against Australia on Sunday. The Indian cricket enthusiasts had high hopes for Gill, given his stellar performance in the Asia Cup. 

How are fans dealing with the news?

Fans have taken to various social media platforms to voice their concerns over the absence of India’s brightest young batting talent from the starting lineup. They recognise that his absence could be a setback for the team, especially considering his outstanding form this year.

They are resorting to humour and creativity, sharing memes and engaging in witty banter on Twitter (or X), finding a source of comfort and laughter during these challenging moments.

Tell us what you think about the meme fest launched by the fans in the comments below.

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