India opening batter Shubman Gill took to social media to express his disappointment following India’s loss to Australia in the final of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.
Despite India’s impressive run throughout the tournament, they fell short against Australia in the final, losing by 6 wickets.
In an emotional message posted on Instagram, Gill acknowledged the pain of the loss but emphasized that giving one’s best is not always enough. “Been almost 16 hours but still hurts like it did last night. Sometimes giving your everything isn’t enough,” he wrote.
Gill also expressed gratitude to the team’s fans for their unwavering support. “To our incredible fans, your unwavering support in our highs and lows means the world to us,” he stated.
Looking ahead, Gill remained optimistic and asserted that the team will bounce back. “This isn’t the end, it’s not over until we win. Jai Hind,” he concluded.
The 24-year-old’s performance throughout the tournament was commendable, as he scored 354 runs in nine matches at an average of 44.25. He also contributed four half-centuries, including an unbeaten 80 against New Zealand in the final.