Shubman Gill double century highlights: Check out the records Shubman Gill shattered on his course of 208
Updated on: Jan 18, 2023 8:21 pm IST
Shubman Gill double century highlights: India’s own Shubman Gill has scripted history with his double century in the 1st One Day International (ODI) against New Zealand on 18th January 2023 in Hyderabad. This remarkable feat is a testament to the hard work and dedication of Gill, who has been putting in his best efforts in international cricket for India.
It is a joyous moment for Indian cricket fans as we witness another young batsman breaking records and making history. His achievement will inspire many upcoming cricketers to take up the game and make a mark on the global stage.
Shubman Gill’s double century is an inspiring story of what can be achieved through sheer passion and determination. It is a testament to the fact that hard work and commitment always pay off, no matter how tough the times may seem. On his course to an unfathomable 208, Gill broke a few records. Let’s take a look.
Shubman Gill double century highlights
1. Second fastest to 1000 ODI runs
On his course to a magnificent 208 off 149 deliveries, Shubman Gill eclipsed the 1000 run mark in One Day Internationals. It took 19 innings for the right-hander to achieve this feat and in the process, he became the fastest Indian batter to do so. Overall, he stands jointly at the second spot with Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq and just behind Pakistan’s other opener Fakhar Zaman who took 18 innings to achieve this feat.
2. Youngest to score a double century in ODIs
Gill aged 23 years and 132 days is the youngest batter to score a double century in ODIs. Ishan Kishan who scored a double century last year in December against Bangladesh in Chattogram held this record previously. At that time, Ishan was aged 24 years and 145 days.
3. Highest individual scorer in Hyderabad in ODIs
Shubman Gill has eclipsed Sachin Tendulkar’s record of highest individual ODI score in Hyderabad. Sachin scored 186 in the year 1999, but Shubman Gill with his scintillating 208 is now the highest individual scorer in Hyderabad in an ODI.