Shubhman Gill’s Brilliant Century
In the third T20 International match between India and New Zealand, Shubman Gill scored an outstanding century. Gill became the 5th Indian player to achieve a century in each of the three formats of the game.
Shubhman Gill Scored Century across all formats:
Ahmedabad hosted the third and final game of the three-game T20 series between India and New Zealand. The Indian squad dominated this crucial match, winning by a score of 168 runs. The Indian team also won the series with this victory, 2-1. Shubman Gill, India’s opening player, significantly aided in this triumph.
In this game, Gill batted brilliantly, scoring 126* runs off just 63 balls. He hit a total of 12 fours and 7 sixes throughout his innings. His strike rate was 200 throughout this time.
This was Gill’s first century in a T20 International. He became the 5th batsman to score a century for India in each of the three formats.
Gill is now the 5th Indian batsman to reach the century mark in all three competitions (Test, ODI, and T20 International). Gill was added to this list following Virat Kohli. The first person to accomplish this accomplishment was former Indian team batsman Suresh Raina. The Indian team’s first century in a T20 international was scored by Raina.
- Suresh Raina
- Rohit Sharma
- KL Rahul
- Virat Kohli
- Shubhman Gill
Against New Zealand, Gill scored 126* runs and became the highest scorer for India in T20 Internationals. Virat Kohli previously held this record after playing an inning of 122 runs against Afghanistan.
Gill’s International Career
In his international career thus far, Gill has played 13 Tests, 21 ODIs, and 6 T20 Internationals. He has 736 runs at an average of 32 in Test matches. In addition to this, he has 1254 runs at an average of 73.76 in ODIs. Meanwhile, in T20 International, he has scored 202 runs with a strike rate of 165.57 and an average of 40.40.