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Shubman Gill becomes 5th Indian to score a double century in ODI

By Kaif - January 18, 2023 - Last updated on Jan 20, 2023 11:47 AM
Shubman Gill becomes 5th Indian to score a double century in ODI

Shubman Gill becomes 5th Indian to score a double century in ODI, Also broke the records of Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan.

Shubman Gill scored a brilliant double-century in the first ODI against New Zealand. This is Shubman Gill's second consecutive century in ODIs. Earlier, Gill had also scored a century in the third ODI against Sri Lanka.

Shubman Gill scored a double century

In the first match of the three-match ODI series between India and New Zealand, Indian opener Shubman Gill got to see the fire, Gill scored a brilliant double-century while thrashing the Kiwi bowlers. Gill completed his century off 87 balls, which included 14 fours and two sixes. After this, he scored a double century in 145 balls. This was the third and second consecutive century of Gill's ODI career. Gill was eventually dismissed for 208 off 149 balls, which included 19 fours and 9 sixes.

Shubman Gill becomes 5th Indian to score a double century in ODI

Shubman Gill scored his maiden double century in One Day International during the first ODI against New Zealand. Also became the 5th batsman from India to score a double century. Before Gill, Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma, and Ishan Kishan have scored double centuries.

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Youngest batsman to score a double century in ODIs

During his stormy innings against New Zealand in Hyderabad, Shubman Gill completed his thousand runs in ODI cricket. 23-year-old Shubman Gill has completed a thousand runs in just the 19th inning. Gill has now jointly become the second batsman in the world to score a thousand runs in the shortest innings. Gill has also left behind Pakistan captain Babar Azam. Babar Azam had completed his thousand runs in 21 innings.

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Fastest 1000 runs in ODI cricket

  • Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan) – 18 innings
  • Shubman Gill (India) - 19 innings
  • Imam-ul-Haq (Pakistan) - 19 innings
  • Vivian Richards (West Indies) - 21 innings
  • Jonathan Trott (England) - 21 innings
  • Quinton Dickock (South Africa) - 21 innings
  • Babar Azam (Pakistan) - 21 innings
  • Rassie van der Dussen (South Africa) - 21 innings

Shubman Gill 50+ innings

  • Double century vs New Zealand, 2023
  • 116 runs vs Sri Lanka, 2023
  • 130 runs vs Zimbabwe, 2022
  • 98* runs vs Windies, 2022
  • 82* runs vs Zimbabwe, 2022
  • 70 runs vs Sri Lanka, 2023
  • 64 runs vs Windies, 2022
  • 50 runs vs New Zealand, 2022

Also Read: Team India squad for ODI World Cup 2023

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