Shubman Gill Double Century - Only batsman to complete his double century by smashing 3 consecutive sixes

Shubman Gill Double Century – Only batsman to complete his double century by smashing 3 consecutive sixes

India opener Shubman Gill became the only cricketer in the world to complete his double century by smashing three consecutive sixes in an ODI match against New Zealand in Hyderabad on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

Gill, who was batting on 182, smashed Lockie Ferguson for three sixes in a row in the 49th over to reach his double century. His knock was a masterclass in batting, as he displayed a wide range of shots and played with great composure and confidence.

image 11 Shubman Gill : Only batsman to complete his double century by smashing 3 consecutive sixes

Shubman Gill double century helped India post a mammoth total of 349/8. Here is the story of Gill’s three consecutive sixes to reach to double century and became the only batsman to complete his double century by hitting 3 sixes in a row:

First six: Ferguson bowled a short ball, which Gill pulled over the square leg boundary for six.

Second six: Ferguson bowled a full delivery, which Gill drove straight down the ground for six.

Third six: Ferguson bowled again a full delivery, Gill drove straight down slightly off side on the ground for six.

Gill’s double century was his maiden in ODIs and he became the eighth Indian player to achieve the feat. He is also the youngest player to score an ODI double century.

Shubman Gill double century : Youngest Indian to score a double ton in ODIs

Gill, the youngest player on the Indian squad, achieved a feat that no one else in the cricketing world has managed: completing a double century by smashing three consecutive sixes. His record-breaking innings not only made him the fastest player to reach this milestone but also secured him the highest score in a single ODI innings. His three consecutive sixes in the ODI match against New Zealand not only shattered records but also showcased his fearless approach to the game.

Shubman Gill Double Century celebration

Shubman Gill’s double century against New Zealand was a truly special innings. His three consecutive sixes to reach the milestone were the icing on the cake. He is now the only cricketer in the world to have achieved this feat in an ODI match.

Shubman Gill 200 scorecard | Shubman Gill 200 vs nz

BatsmanDismissalRunsBallsMinutes4s6sStrike Rate
Rohit Sharma (c)c Mitchell b Tickner3438494289.47
Shubman Gill c Phillips b Shipley208149225199139.59
Virat Kohli b Santner810161080
Ishan Kishan †c †Latham b Ferguson514190035.71
Suryakumar Yadav c Santner b Mitchell31263940119.23
Hardik Pandya b Mitchell2838563073.68
Washington Sundar lbw b Shipley1214270085.71
Shardul Thakur run out (Santner/†Latham)33900100
Kuldeep Yadav not out56180083.33
Mohammed Shami not out22300100
Extras(w 13)13
TOTAL50 Over (RR: 6.98)349/8

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Shubman Gill Double Century celebration

Shubman Gill 200 highlights | Shubman Gill 200 match

image 14 Shubman Gill : Only batsman to complete his double century by smashing 3 consecutive sixes
Watch from 4:50 minutes for 3 consecutive sixes of Subhman Gill to reach his double century

FAQs

Who is Shubman Gill?

Shubman Gill is an Indian cricketer who plays for the Indian national team and the Gujarat Titans in the Indian Premier League. He is a right-handed batsman who is known for his elegant batting style and powerful hitting ability.

What is the record that Shubman Gill holds?

Shubman Gill is the only cricketer in the world to have completed his double century by smashing three consecutive sixes in an ODI match. He achieved this feat against New Zealand in Hyderabad on January 18, 2023.

How old was Shubman Gill when he hit three consecutive sixes to reach double century in an ODI match?

Shubman Gill was 23 years and 132 days old when he hit three consecutive sixes to reach double century in an ODI match against New Zealand.

Which bowler did Shubman Gill hit three consecutive sixes off to reach double century in an ODI match?

Shubman Gill hit three consecutive sixes off New Zealand bowler Lockie Ferguson to reach double century in an ODI match.

When did Shubman Gill scored 200?

Shubman Gill scored 200 against New Zealand on January 18, 2023 in the 1st ODI at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

How many times Shubman Gill scored 200?

Only time Shubman Gill has scored 200 in ODIs is when he made 208 runs against New Zealand

Did Shubman Gill hit 200?

Yes, Shubman Gill has hit 200 in ODIs.

Who is the youngest Indian to score 200 in ODI?

Shubman Gill is the youngest Indian to score 200 in ODIs. He was 23 years and 132 days old when he achieved this feat.

Shubman Gill 200 in how many balls?

Shubman Gill completed his 200 runs in 145 balls. He scored a mammoth 208 runs in just 149 deliveries in the match against New Zealand in Hyderabad in January 2023.

Shubman Gill 200 in ODI date?

Shubman Gill scored 200 against New Zealand on January 18, 2023 in Hyderabad.

How many double century does Shubman Gill have?

Shubman Gill has scored one double century. Against New Zealand on January 18, 2023.

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