New Delhi. Shubman Gill continues to perform brilliantly in international cricket. He scored a century in 89 balls in the third and final ODI against Sri Lanka (IND vs SL). He was dismissed after scoring 116 runs off 97 balls. He has played an inning of more than 50 runs for the second time in the current series. In the first match also, Gill played an unmatched inning of 70 runs. The Indian team is ahead 2-0 in the 3-match series. In the third match, captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat. Till the news is written, the Indian team has scored 228 runs for 2 wickets in 34 overs. Rohit got out after scoring 42 runs off 49 balls. He added 95 runs for the first wicket with Gill. Virat Kohli is playing after scoring 59 runs. He made a century partnership with Gill. It is known that the Indian team has already made an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the series.
Shubman Gill had a slow start in the third ODI. He could not open the account on the first 10 balls. Opened the account with a four on the 11th ball. In the 5th over, Kasun hit a four in Rajitha’s over. He picked up the pace from the sixth over. Hit 4 fours on the last 4 balls of the sixth over. Lahiru Kumara was putting the over. He completed his half-century off 52 balls. Hit 8 fours. He was bowled by Rajita. Talking from January 1, 2022, apart from Gill, no other Indian batsman has been able to score 800 runs in ODIs so far. That is, Gill is at number-1 in terms of scoring runs in ODIs.
scored 2 centuries and 5 half-centuries
Gill, 23, has scored 845 runs in 15 innings of 15 matches since 2022 at an average of 70. Has scored 2 centuries and 5 half-centuries. That is, they are scoring more than 50 runs in every second innings. The strike rate is 107. He has also hit 99 fours and 12 sixes. Before this match, he had scored 778 runs in 17 ODIs at an average of 56. Had hit a century and 5 half-centuries. He has also scored a double century in List-A cricket.
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Talking about 2022, Shreyas Iyer is second in terms of scoring runs in ODIs. He has scored 780 runs in 17 innings of 20 matches at an average of 52. Has scored a century and 6 half-centuries. At the same time, Rohit has scored 391 runs in 11 innings at an average of 43. Has scored 4 half-centuries. That is, Gill has scored more than double the runs in the last one year than Rohit.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 15, 2023, 15:41 IST