Shubman Gill becomes 5th Indian to score double century in ODIs
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India's young batsman Shubman Gill has become the 5th Indian to score a double century in ODIs against New Zealand.
An overview of the news
In the match played at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad, Shubman Gill scored 208 runs in 149 balls with the help of 19 fours and 9 sixes.
Shubman Gill completed his double century by hitting Lockie Ferguson for three consecutive sixes during the match, becoming the first batsman in the world to do so.
With this, Shubman has also become the youngest player in the world to score a double century in ODIs.
Shubman Gill has become the fastest Indian batsman to score 1000 ODI runs in 19 innings.
Shubman Gill has joined an exclusive club of five Indian batsmen to score a double century along with Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan.
India's Sachin Tendulkar is the first batsman to score a double century in ODI format. He achieved this feat in 2010 by scoring 200 runs against South Africa.
India's Rohit Sharma is the batsman with most 3 double centuries in ODI cricket.
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