Indian cricket team’s young opener Shubman Gill is in great form at the moment. Gill scored a brilliant century in the second ODI of the 3-match series against Australia (IND vs AUS).
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Opener Shubman Gill :
Indian cricket team’s young opener Shubman Gill, He laid the foundation of India’s big score by making a partnership of 200 runs with Shreyas Iyer for the second wicket. With this, Gill has come very close to number one in the ICC ODI batsmen’s rankings. At present, Pakistan captain Babar Azam is at number one, whose chair now seems to be shaking.
Shubman Gill played an inning of 104 runs in 97 balls with the help of 6 fours and 4 sixes in Indore ODI. In the ICC ODI rankings, Babar Azam is at first place with 857 rating points while Gill is at second place with 814 points. Gill has a golden opportunity to reach number one in the rankings before the ODI World Cup.
Before the start of the 3-match ODI series against Australia, he needed 200 runs to become number one. Gill scored 74 runs in the first ODI played in Mohali while he scored 104 runs in the Indore ODI. Gill has scored 178 runs in the first 2 ODIs. With 22 runs in the third ODI, Gill will reach the top of the ODI rankings.
Babar Azam Has No Series Before The World Cup :
Babar Azam will not play any series before the World Cup. In such a situation, Gill can enter the World Cup with number one. Earlier, Gill had also shown excellent form in the Asia Cup. He scored the highest score of 303 runs in Asia Cup 2023. Gill had scored a explosive century in the Super Four against Bangladesh.
Shubman Gill Becomes The Fastest Indian To Score 6 ODI Centuries :
Shubman Gill scored his sixth century of his ODI career. This is his first century in ODI against Australia. Gill has become the fastest Indian batsman to score 6 centuries in ODIs. He achieved this feat in 35 innings, while Shikhar Dhawan took 46 innings to score 6 ODI centuries, while KL Rahul scored his 6th ODI century in 53 innings.