Hyderabad. Team India cricketer Shubman Gill continued his brilliant performance in one-day internationals, scoring a double century against New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad on Wednesday. With this, he also became the fifth Indian to score a double century in ODI format. Shubman Gill also holds the record for the fastest 1000 ODI runs during the first match of India’s current ODI series against New Zealand.
India scored a mammoth score of 349 for eight in the first ODI against New Zealand thanks to Shubman Gill’s double century. Gill faced 149 balls during his innings and scored 19 fours and nine sixes. Apart from them, Rohit Sharma contributed 34 runs and Suryakumar Yadav contributed 31 runs for India.
The double century from the bat of opener Shubman Gill made cricket experts and fans around the world his fans. He took the support of social media to read ballads in praise of Gill. Let’s take a look at how fans reacted to Shubman Gill’s double hundred against New Zealand:
Dinesh Karthik wrote, ‘A brilliant knock with each shot more beautiful than the one before. I can see you batting Shubman Gill.
A beautiful knock with each shot being more elegant than the earlier one.
— DK (@DineshKarthik) January 18, 2023
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 18, 2023, 18:20 IST