Saturday, March 2nd, 2024

IND vs NZ: Shubman Gill is not the youngest batsman to score double century, left behind by female player


New Delhi. Shubman Gill is being discussed a lot at this time. In the first ODI against New Zealand (IND vs NZ), he played a blistering inning of 208 runs. With this, 23-year-old young cricketer Gill became the youngest player to do this feat. But Gill’s record is of Men’s category. If we talk about both Men’s and Women’s categories, then Gill was left behind by New Zealand’s Amelia Kerr. It is known that Team India won the first ODI by 12 runs. With this, he has taken a 1-0 lead in the 3-match series. The second match is to be played in Raipur on 21 January. Under the leadership of Rohit Sharma, the team would like to win this match and capture the series.

Talking about the youngest player to score a double century in Men’s and Women’s category, Amelia Kerr did this feat at the age of 17 years 243 days. Whereas Gill did this at the age of 23 years 132 days. New Zealand’s Kerr scored an unbeaten 232 against Ireland in 2018. He faced 145 balls. 31 fours and 2 sixes were hit. Leg-spinner Kerr also took 5 wickets in the match.

Ishaan is at number three
Talking about the youngest batsman to score a double century, Ishaan Kishan did so at the age of 24 years and 145 days. If we talk about India, so far 5 players have scored a double century. Apart from Gill and Ishaan, it includes Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and Rohit Sharma. Rohit has done this thrice. Apart from this, Chris Gayle of West Indies, Fakhar Zaman of Pakistan and Martin Guptill of New Zealand have also scored 200 runs in ODIs.

IND vs AUS: Rohit Sharma got the arrow of the quiver, the dream of ICC trophy will be fulfilled! hunts in a pinch

Team India will not only focus on winning the series, but will also aim to reach the top in the ODI rankings. For this, Team India will have to clean sweep the series. Although it is not going to be easy. In the first ODI, Michael Bracewell made the match exciting by playing an aggressive inning of 140 runs.

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