Shubman Gill equals Babar Azam’s file throughout fourth ODI ton

Indian opener Shubman Gill made his second century within the three-match sequence in opposition to New Zealand to equal a uncommon file set by Babar Azam in opposition to West Indies in 2016.

Gill made 112 runs off simply 78 balls in Indore on Tuesday, citing his fourth ODI ton and the second of the sequence. Earlier within the sequence in Hyderabad, the opener had smashed a 208 to turn into the fifth Indian to get to an ODI double hundred.

With the newest knock, Gill took his tally of runs within the bilateral sequence to 360, having made 40 within the second ODI of the sequence.

The tally of runs is the joint-most recorded by any batter in a bilateral ODI sequence of three matches or decrease. In 2016, Babar Azam additionally made 360 runs in the course of the sequence in opposition to West Indies, registering three lots of in three matches. 

Most runs in a bilateral three-match sequence in males’s ODIs

Participant Opposition Runs within the sequence Yr
Shubman Gill v New Zealand 360 2023
Babar Azam v West Indies 360 2016
Imrul Kayes v Zimbabwe 349 2018
Quinton de Kock v India 342 2013
Martin Guptill v England 330 2013


Gill has had a terrific begin to his ODI profession, racking up 1254 runs in 21 matches at a mean of 73.76 and a strike price of 109.80. And the teenager accomplished 1000 runs earlier within the sequence in his nineteenth ODI innings, turning into the quickest Indian and the second-fastest world to the landmark.

In Indore, he placed on a double-century stand with Rohit Sharma to place India within the driving seat after the hosts received the toss and opted to bat first. 

Gill and Rohit have now shared six opening partnerships in ODIs, with 5 of them crossing the fifty-run mark.


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