Shubman Gill: The Indian team is currently on its New Zealand tour where the team is playing a three-match ODI series. Shubman Gill, who started the innings in the first match of the series, played an excellent inning for the team. He took the team to a big score by playing a century partnership with Dhawan while playing a half-century innings. Gill has added his name to cricket history with this innings. Gill broke the Indian record leaving Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag behind.
Shubman Gill broke this big record of Sachin-Sehwag
Indian batsman Shubman Gill has created history by scoring a brilliant half-century against New Zealand on Friday. Gill, 23, played an inning of 50 runs in 65 balls with the help of one four and three sixes. With this innings, Gill has come at number one in terms of scoring the most runs in his first 8 innings as an opener for India. Let us tell you that till now Gill has opened in 8 innings and has scored a total of 401 runs. Tendulkar As an opener in ODIs for India, he scored 352 runs in the first innings, while Sehwag scored 362 runs.
Talking about Gill’s cricket career, he has played 13 ODIs and 11 Test matches for India so far. He has managed to score 579 runs in 11 Test matches at an average of over 30. Also, in 13 ODIs, he has scored 629 runs at an impressive average of 57.18, including a century.
India got defeated by 7 wickets
In the first ODI match between IND vs NZ, New Zealand team won the toss and decided to bowl first. India’s openers played a century partnership. Shubhman Gill, Captain Shikhar Dhawan And Shreyas Iyer got the team off to a strong start by playing a half-century. Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant failed in today’s match. After this, in the last over, Washington Sundar took the team score beyond 300 by playing a fiery innings.
Chasing the target of 307 runs, the New Zealand team got off to a very poor start and lost the first wicket in the form of Finn Allen at 35 and the second wicket at 68 in the form of Conway. The team’s third wicket fell on a score of 88 as Daryl Mitchell. After this, Tom Latham, who came to the crease, started batting fast. Where Captain Kane (Kane Williamson) was playing on the tick on one side of the wicket, Latham, batting furiously, played a stormy inning of 145 runs in just 104 balls. By scoring a double century of partnership, Williamson and Latham registered a resounding 7-wicket victory for the New Zealand team.