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Shubman Gill Smashes a massive double hundred against New Zealand in first ODI

By Real11 - Jan 18 2023 341 Views
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Shubhman’s Double Hundred helps India to reach a massive total

 

Shubman Gill performed well in the match between India and New Zealand today. He scored a double century in 145 balls. Shubman Gill got out after scoring a massive 208 runs. Starting from the beginning, in the first ODI against New Zealand, India won the toss and decided to bat first. In the opening order, only Shubman Gill stayed till the last and was dismissed in the 50th over. Rohit got an initial start but couldn’t convert it into a big score. Kohli and Ishan also departed early after scoring just 8 and 5 runs, respectively. Surya and Hardik contributed some impactful runs of 31 and 28, respectively. At the end of the 50th over, India set a humongous target of 350 runs after losing eight wickets.

In this explosive innings of 208 runs, he has become the highest run-scorer in ODIs against New Zealand. At number two is Sachin Tendulkar, who has scored 186 runs. Shubman Gill hit 19 fours and nine sixes in his innings. Due to him, India was able to score 349 runs.

Shubman Gill has become the fifth Indian player to score a double century. Earlier, Ishaan Kishan had scored a double century against Bangladesh while batting brilliantly. Besides, Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, and Sehwag have scored double centuries.

Shubman Gill's ODI ranking is 26, according to media data. He made his ODI debut against the same New Zealand in 2019. During that time, he could not do anything special, but this time his batting has set a different benchmark for him.

Talking about Shubman Gill's stats, he has played 19 ODI matches in which he has scored 1102 runs. This was his highest score in the match against New Zealand. Apart from this, he has played three matches of the T20 format in which he has scored 58. If we talk about Test, he has played 25 innings in which he scored 736 runs, and his highest score is 110.



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