Shubman Gill faced 149 balls and scored 208 runs.
Shubman Gill’s innings included 19 fours and nine sixes.
New Delhi. Shubman Gill became the fifth Indian and the youngest Indian batsman to score a double century in the first ODI against New Zealand in Hyderabad on Wednesday, January 18. His brilliant innings of 208 runs came in just 149 balls with the help of 19 fours and nine sixes. The Kiwi bowlers had no answer to Shubman Gill’s attack. How unfair is it to back Shubman Gill over Ishaan Kishan? There was a lot of discussion about this, because Ishaan Kishan had scored a double century against Bangladesh last month. However, Shubman Gill answered his critics in style with a double century and proved why he deserves to be India’s first choice opener in ODIs.
This double century of Shubman Gill has been praised not only by the fans but also by the Indian veterans. Legendary players like Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif, Irfan Pathan have saluted in their own style. Not only Indian veterans, foreign cricketers have also read ballads in praise of Shubman Gill.
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After showing his talent in the Under-19 World Cup 2018, Shubman Gill is being considered as the next star in Indian cricket. He hit six sixes in his innings after completing 150 runs. This was his second consecutive three-point inning. Gill did not get support from the other end, but he stood alone on the ground. With the quick batting of Gill, India added 57 runs in the last five overs.
Let us tell you that India decided to bat after winning the toss, after which there was a good fight between the openers and New Zealand fast bowlers, in which the hosts scored 52 runs without losing wickets in the first 10 overs, but after that Rohit Sharma was dismissed in the 13th over. Got out in Ovp. After this Virat Kohli, Ishaan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav could not score big.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 18, 2023, 19:10 IST