Shubman Gill Maiden Century Highest Indian Individual Score in Zimbabwe Breaks Sachin Tendulkar Record

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Photograph after Shubman Gill’s century (left) and Sachin Tendulkar’s 1998 innings (right)

Highlights

  • Shubman Gill played an innings of 130 runs in 97 balls.
  • After Rohit and Rahul in Zimbabwe, Gill also scored the first century
  • Gill breaks Sachin Tendulkar’s 24-year-old record in Zimbabwe

Shubman Gill Records: India’s young batsman Shubman Gill scored a brilliant 130 runs in the third match of the ODI series against Zimbabwe. Gill scored his first international century in his 9th ODI. He has also played 11 Test matches for India before this. He hit 15 fours and a six in his brilliant innings of 97 balls. After this innings, Gill has also broken a special record of master blaster Sachin Tendulkar.

In fact, Gill has now recorded the highest score by a batsman in an ODI against Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe. Before him, this record was recorded in the name of Sachin Tendulkar, who scored 127 runs in 1998. But now Shubman Gill broke this record after 24 years and played a strong innings of 130 runs. Ambati Rayudu is also included in this list.

Highest ODI score by an Indian batsman in Zimbabwe

  1. Shubman Gill – 130 runs, 2022
  2. Sachin Tendulkar – 127 runs, 1998
  3. Ambati Rayudu – 124 not out, 2015

Joins the club of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul

After scoring a scintillating century in the third ODI against Zimbabwe in Harare, Shubman Gill has joined the special club of series stand-in captain KL Rahul and regular skipper Rohit Sharma. Let us tell you that this was the first century of Gill’s international career which he scored in Zimbabwe. Earlier, Rohit and Rahul had also done this in Zimbabwe itself. Rohit scored the first international century of his career in 2010 and Rahul in 2016 in Zimbabwe.

Shubman Gill IND vs ZIM: Shubman Gill scored the first ODI century, scored runs at an average of more than 100 in the last two series

Youngest Indian to score a century in Zimbabwe

  1. 22 years 348 days – Shubman Gill
  2. 23 years 28 days – Rohit Sharma
  3. 23 years 266 days – Yuvraj Singh

A look at Gill’s career record

Shubman Gill is in great form these days. He scored 205 runs in the three ODIs of the previous series against West Indies which included two half-centuries. At the same time, after three matches in Zimbabwe, he has 245 runs in his name. He has scored 450 runs in the last 6 matches at an average of 112.5 which includes one century and three half-centuries. Talking about Gill’s overall career, he has scored 499 runs in 9 innings of 9 ODIs for India at an average of 71.29. Apart from this, in Test cricket, he has scored 579 runs in 21 innings of 11 matches, which includes 4 fifty.

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