INDvsNZ: On the basis of Shubman Gill’s double century, Team India defeated New Zealand by 12 runs in the first match of the 3-match ODI series. For New Zealand, Michael Bracewell played a blistering inning of 140 off 78 balls, but he could not win his team. With this win, the hosts have taken a 1-0 lead in the series.
Batting after winning the toss, India scored 349 runs for eight wickets in 50 overs in Hyderabad on Wednesday. On behalf of the team, Gill played the best innings of his ODI career. She got out after scoring 208 runs in 149 balls.
In response, the New Zealand team could only manage 337 runs for 49.1 wickets in 50 overs. Michael Bracewell scored the second century of his ODI career. While Mitchell Santner (57 runs) scored the third fifty. There was a 162-run partnership between these two. At one stage New Zealand had lost 6 wickets at 131. It seemed that Team India would win by a big margin, but Bracewell-Santner brought New Zealand into the match by sharing a century partnership for the 7th wicket. Then in the slug over, Mohammad Siraj took two wickets in the 46th over to put India ahead. The excitement didn’t end here.
Gill youngest player to score a double century, India is 349/8
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Gill has also become the youngest player in the world to score a double century. He has done this feat at the age of 23 years and 132 days. Earlier this record was in the name of Ishaan Kishan.
Gill shared half-century partnerships with Hardik Pandya (28 runs), Suryakumar Yadav (31 runs), and Rohit Sharma. Gill added 74 runs for the fifth wicket with Pandya, 65 runs for the fourth wicket with Surya, and 60 runs for the first wicket with Rohit.
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Shubman Gill completed 1000 thousand runs in ODI cricket after scoring 106 runs during this innings. He has become the fastest Indian batsman to reach this milestone. Gill has completed 1000 ODI runs in 19 innings of 19 ODIs. Earlier this record was in the name of Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan. Virat made this record in 24 innings of 27 matches and Dhawan made this record in 24 innings of 24 matches.
Openers again gave a strong start
Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and chose to bat. He also proved this decision right and made another Fifty Plus partnership with opener Shubman Gill. Rohit-Gil added 60 runs on 73 balls for the first wicket. Rohit Sharma got out after scoring 34 runs off 38 balls.