IND vs NZ: Player of the match Shubman Gill broke many records by scoring a double century; Sachin, Rohit also left behind
India registered a 12-run win over New Zealand in the opening match on Wednesday. Shubman Gill (208 runs) put to rest the ongoing debate over the opener’s slot with a double century.
Shubman Gill has cemented his place in the ODI team by scoring a double century against New Zealand. After the departure of Shikhar Dhawan in 50-over cricket, Gill has become Rohit’s partner as an opener, although he was getting tough competition from Ishan Kishan, who scored a double century in the series against Bangladesh, but by hitting a double century against New Zealand, he became the captain. At the same time, it has won the trust of critics as well. Player of the match Shubman Gill also broke many big records during this double century.
Shubman Gill scored 208 runs in 149 balls before getting out. Gill hit 19 fours and 9 sixes in his innings. Gill broke many big records during his innings, including Sachin Tendulkar’s 22-year-old record.
Shubman Gill has become the youngest batsman to score a double century in ODIs. He achieved this feat in 23 years 132 days. Earlier this record was in the name of Ishaan Kishan, who scored a double century against Bangladesh last month. The wicket-keeper batsman was 24 years 145 days old at that time.
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Highest individual score against New Zealand in ODIs
208 Shubman Gill Hyderabad 2023
186* Sachin Tendulkar Hyderabad 1999
181* Matthew Hayden Hamilton 2007
169* Dave Callaghan Centurion 1994
Gill is now the fastest batsman from India to complete 1000 runs in ODIs. Before him this record was recorded in the names of Virat and Dhawan. Both of them did this feat in 24-24 innings, while Gill did this feat in his 19th ODI innings. This record is recorded in the name of Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman. He did this feat in 18 innings.
Shubman Gill hits double century against New Zealand, breaks record of Ishaan Kishan and Rohit; 8th to do so
Shubman Gill scored his third ODI century in just 19 innings. He has become the second batsman to do so. Only Shikhar Dhawan has scored three ODI hundreds in fewer innings than Gill. Dhawan achieved the feat in ODI innings.