IND vs NZ 1st ODI: Shubman Gill made a new world record by scoring a double century, everyone was left behind
India scored 349 runs for eight wickets in 50 overs in Hyderabad ODI. Shubman Gill played an innings of 208 runs. The world record of the youngest double century in One Day International has been registered in the name of Shubman Gill.
In the first ODI of the three-match series against New Zealand, Team India scored 349 runs for eight wickets and out of these 208 runs came from the bat of Shubman Gill alone. Shubman Gill played a memorable inning of 208 runs and during this time took a special world record in his name. The world record for the youngest double century in the history of One Day International cricket has now been registered in the name of Shubman Gill. Shubman Gill did this feat at the age of 23 years 132 days.
With this double century, Gill has joined the elite club of Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Ishan Kishan. The first double century in the history of One Day International came from the bat of Sachin Tendulkar. At the same time, the record of making the most double centuries in ODIs is recorded in the name of Team India captain Rohit Sharma. Rohit has scored double century in ODI thrice.
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Gill is just the eighth batsman to score a double century in One Day Internationals. Apart from Sachin, Sehwag, Rohit, Ishaan, Fakhar Zaman of Pakistan, Chris Gayle of West Indies and Martin Guptill of New Zealand have done this feat before him. Apart from this, Gill has also made the biggest ODI individual score at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Earlier this record was recorded in the name of Tendulkar, who scored 175 against Australia at this ground in 2009.
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During this innings, Gill also made the record for the fastest 1000 ODI runs from India. Gill crossed the 1000-run mark in his 19th innings. He missed the world record of Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman by just one innings. Fakhar Zaman completed 1000 ODI runs in 18 innings. It has happened only 10 times in One Day International cricket that a batsman has scored 200 or more runs and out of this seven times this feat has been done by Indian batsmen.