Rashid Khan shares picture with his Gujarat skipper Shubhman Gill while undergoing surgery in UK, social media erupts over reunion

Indian batting sensation Shubman Gill reunited with Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan, bringing together the Gujarat Titans pair. Gill, now the Titans' captain following Hardik Pandya's return to Mumbai Indians.

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Rashid Khan-Shubman Gill (source: Twitter)

Rashid Khan-Shubman Gill (source: Twitter)

Young Indian sensation Shubman Gill who has recently been appointed as the captain of the Gujarat Titans, had a delightful reunion with Afghanistan's leg-spinner Rashid Khan in the United Kingdom. This meeting must have brought a smile on the faces of the fans of the Gujarat franchise as both these players are pillars of the Gujarat team and with the trade of Hardik Pandya to Mumbai it marked an exciting chapter in Gill's captaincy journey in the IPL.

In a recent social media post, Rashid Khan shared a picture of the meeting with Gill, expressing gratitude for the visit. The post garnered enthusiastic reactions from cricket enthusiasts, including former England skipper Michael Vaughan and the Gujarat Titans. The meeting took place amidst Rashid Khan's recovery from a minor lower-back surgery in the UK, forcing him to withdraw from the upcoming Big Bash League season 13.

Rashid Khan has been a stalwart in the Indian Premier League (IPL), consistently delivering stellar performances. His leadership role in the Gujarat Titans during Hardik Pandya's absence in the previous season earned admiration. Both Michael Vaughan and the Titans expressed delight at the reunion, highlighting Rashid's crucial role in the team.

Rashid Khan took it to “X” and posted a picture with Gill and wrote “Thank you for stopping by Captain Sahab”. England’s former captain expressed his affection for both of them and replied by saying “Love this”.

In a video posted by the Gujarat Titans, Shubman Gill shared his excitement about captaining the team. Gill, who considers it a dream come true, reflects on the significance of being a binding factor in the squad. His journey from a cricket enthusiast to leading an IPL franchise is indeed inspiring.

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