He gave the team a good start in the match held on Sunday. He added 71 runs for the first wicket with Rohit. He achieved a rare record in this order. He became the cricketer who got the milestone of 2000 runs in the shortest innings in ODIs. Gill got out after scoring 26 runs in this match. But he achieved this record at a personal score of 14. Shubman Gill achieved this feat in just 38 innings.
Gill’s record was previously held by former South African player Hashim Amla. But Amla achieved this feat in 40 innings. But Gill overtook him two innings earlier. Amla achieved this record in 2011. Shubman Gill, 24, rewrote it after 12 years.
After Gill and Amla, there are Pakistan player Zaheer Abbas (45 innings), England player Kevin Pietersen (45 innings), Babar Azam (45 innings) and Rasi van der Dusen (45 innings). When it comes to Indian players, Shikhar Dhawan is next to Gill. Dhawan scored 2000 runs in 49 innings.
Recently, Shubman Gill also received another record. The player of the month announced by the ICC was September. This made him the first Indian player to receive this award twice in the same year. He won the ICC Player of the Month award in January 2023.
Team India’s pilgrimage continues in the ODI World Cup 2023 which is being held in India. India won the match against New Zealand on Sunday and recorded their fifth consecutive victory. Defeated New Zealand after 20 years in ODI World Cups. Moreover, it climbed to the top of the points table. New Zealand dropped to second place.