Monday, January 30, 2023

Shubman Gill: ‘Gill doesn’t believe that…’, Shubman dominated by scoring a double century, broke the world record in six weeks

Shubman Gill created history in Hyderabad ODI against New Zealand. Shubman Gill completed his double century with a bang. Shubman Gill played a memorable inning of 208 runs off 149 balls. Gill completed his double century in the 49th over by hitting three consecutive sixes off Lockie Ferguson. Due to his innings, India scored a huge score of 349 runs for eight wickets.

Former cricketer Virender Sehwag gave a wonderful reaction after Shubman Gill scored a double century. Sharing the film meme, Sehwag wrote, ‘Gil hai ki manta nahi. Superb double century by Shubman Gill.

Gill, 23, broke many records in this record-breaking innings. Gill has now become the youngest player to score a double century in One Day Internationals. Gill left behind Ishaan Kishan Kishan. Ishaan Kishan scored a double century against Bangladesh about six weeks ago. Then his age was 24 years 145 days. At the same time, Gill scored a double century even before the age of 24.

Shubman Gill is the eighth batsman in the world and the fifth batsman in India to score a double century in ODIs. Before Gill, Indian players Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma and Ishaan Kishan had done this feat. Apart from this, Fakhar Zaman, Martin Guptill and Chris Gayle have achieved this position among foreign batsmen.

Youngest double century:
23 years 132 days Shubman Gill v New Zealand, 2023
24 years 145 days Ishan Kishan v Bangladesh, Chittagong, 2022
26 years 186 days Rohit Sharma vs Australia, Bengaluru, 2013

Double century in One Day International:
200 * Sachin Tendulkar, 2010
219 Virender Sehwag, 2011
209 Rohit Sharma, 2013
264 Rohit Sharma, 2014
215 Chris Gayle, 2015
237* Martin Guptill, 2015
208 * Rohit Sharma, 2017
210* Fakhar Zaman, 2018
210 Ishan Kishan, 2022
208 Shubman Gill, 2023

Made debut against New Zealand only

Incidentally, Shubman Gill made his ODI debut against New Zealand and today he created history against the same team. Gill also completed 1000 runs in ODIs during his innings. He is the fastest Indian batsman to score 1000 runs in this format. Gill left Virat Kohli behind in this matter.

Looking at the recent innings of Shubman Gill, it seems that it is difficult to stop him in ODI cricket. Gill has scored 1102 runs in 19 innings so far. During this, three centuries and five half-centuries have come out of his bat, including a double century. That is, in these 19 innings, Gill has definitely touched the figure of 50 runs eight times.

Gill’s century innings:
1. 208 runs vs New Zealand, 2023.
2. 130 runs vs Zimbabwe, 2022
3. 116 runs vs Sri Lanka, 2023

Gill’s half-century innings:
1. 98* runs vs Windies, 2022
2. 82* runs vs Zimbabwe, 2022
3. 70 runs vs Sri Lanka, 2023
4. 64 runs vs Windies, 2022
5. 50 runs vs New Zealand, 2022

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