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Shubman Gill Scores a Double Century Against New Zealand in the first ODI

Shubman Gill is now the youngest batsman in ODI Cricket to score a double century.

Shubham Gill joins the elite list of Double Century scorers in ODI Cricket. The young 23 years old batsman is the fifth Indian to score a double century in ODI. The Legendary list has Indian players like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan, and now Shubham Gill. He was the first-choice opener in the Indian Squad in the Sri Lanka Tour as well as the current series. Shubham Gill recently scored his second Hundred in ODI Cricket against Sri Lanka and now scores his first double hundred. The player from Gabba Test heroic and now scoring a double century has just started to script his future with a golden pencil. Let’s have a look at Shubman Gill double century against New Zealand in the first ODI of New Zealand’s tour of India. Also Read: Virat Kohli broke Fives Major Records with his 74th Hundred in International Cricket

Shubman Gill Scores a Double Century

Like in the last ODI Series against Sri Lanka, Shubman Gill was the first-choice opener with Rohit Sharma in the first ODI despite having Ishan Kishan in the playing XI. The player scored a total of 208 runs from just 149 balls at a strike rate of 139.60. His innings comprised a total of 28 boundaries, 19 Fours, and 9 sixes. The heroism of Shubman Gill led India to put on a total of 349 runs at the loss of 8 wickets. Also Read: India Registered Biggest Win Margin in ODI Cricket History

The player had a promising start with Rohit Sharma and bought up in Fifty in style with a six. Similarly, he hit a six to get his 150 and his first 200 in ODI Cricket. But the six to get his 200 on the long off towards the Indian team Pavilion will be remembered for ages. It is sure one of the most thrilling Double Hundreds in ODI Cricket. With his fellow team batsmen losing a wicket on the opposite end and him not sure of getting his Double century, this was a hell of an inning. Shubman Gill is now the youngest batsman in ODI Cricket to score a double century. Also Read: Top 5 Moments of the Sri Lanka Tour of India ODI Bilateral Series 2023

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Nikhil Ambrose Lopes
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Nikhil Lopes is a Content Writer for The SportsLite website. Nikhil is a sports enthusiast and loves to watch and write about it.
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