Shubman Gill hit a double century in the first ODI against New Zealand in Hyderabad. Completed double century in 145 balls.
Shubman Gill hit a double century
Shubman Gill did wonders in Hyderabad. This right-handed opener hit a brilliant double century against New Zealand. Gill did this feat in just 145 balls. This 23-year-old player accomplished this special feat on the basis of 8 sixes, 19 fours. Shubman Gill He is the fifth Indian player to score a double century in ODIs. Rohit Sharma has scored three double centuries for India. First this feat was done by Sachin Tendulkar. After this, Sehwag and Ishan Kishan have also scored double centuries.
Shubman Gill got out after scoring 208 runs and on the basis of his innings, India scored a huge score of 349 runs in 50 overs.
Shubman Gill made a record
Shubman Gill is the youngest player to score a double century in ODIs. This player accomplished this feat at the age of 23 years, 132 days. Ishan Kishan had scored a double century against Bangladesh last year. At that time Kishan’s age was 24 years, 145 days. Rohit Sharma scored a double century against Australia at the age of 26 years, 186 days.
How did Shubman Gill score a double century?
Shubman Gill played an inning of 208 runs in 149 balls. In his explosive innings, Gill hit 19 fours and 9 sixes and his strike rate was around 140. The pattern of Gill’s double century was tremendous.
- This player played 52 balls for the first fifty runs.
- After this, Gill reached the century in 87 balls.
- Gill hit 150 runs in 122 balls
- Gill reached his double century in 145 balls.
A SIX to bring up his Double Hundred
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New Zealand was beaten like this for the first time!
Shubman Gill is the first batsman to score a double century against New Zealand. Earlier, Sachin Tendulkar had played an innings of 186 runs in the year 1999 and now Gill has gone ahead of him.