Shubman Gill 200: Watch as Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli, & Hardik Pandya speechless after Shubman Gill scores a sublime double century, celebrate by cutting a cake – Check Out

Shubman Gill 200: Amid the clouds of below-average performance of the Indian cricket team, some young players are beaming as a ray…

Shubman Gill 200: Amid the clouds of below-average performance of the Indian cricket team, some young players are beaming as a ray of hope. After Ishan Kishan, 23-year-old Shubman Gill became the fifth Indian player on Wednesday to score a double-hundred in the One Day International (ODI) match against New Zealand. Riding on the backs of such beautiful innings, India successfully defeated the Kiwis in the first ODI. Meanwhile, several Indian cricketers including head coach Rahul Dravid praised Gill for his magnificent knock. Follow India vs NewZealand LIVE Updates on Insidesport.IN

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Shubman Gill 200: Watch as Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli, & Hardik Pandya speechless after Shubman Gill scores a sublime double century, celebrate by cutting a cake – Check Out

After the match, Gill confessed that initially he was not thinking about scoring a double century and he realized the reality of it very late. “I was waiting eagerly to go out and do what I want to do. With wickets falling, at times, I wanted to unleash. I am glad I could do it in the end. Sometimes when the bowlers are on top, you need to put the pressure back on them. The idea was to avoid dot balls, show some intent, and hit hard into the gaps. That is what I focused on doing,” said Gill during the post-match presentation.

The young player has broken several records including the fastest Indian to score 1,000 runs in ODI cricket. Gill has broken the records of Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan who took 24 innings to complete 1,000 runs, a feat Gill achieved in just 19 ODI innings. At the world stage, currently, Pakistani player Fakhar Zaman has the record for the fastest 1,000 in just 18 innings.

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Shubman Gill 200: Watch as Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli, & Hardik Pandya speechless after Shubman Gill scores a sublime double century, celebrate by cutting a cake – Check Out

Meanwhile, the Men in Blue will look to continue its winning-run against the Kiwi side in the second ODI encounter. After a close win in the first ODI, the Indian side will want to keep the same playing XI and try to seal the series in Raipur.

  • Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma will continue to open the batting. Gill scored a double century to put the opening debate to rest.
  • Ishan Kishan will bat at No.4 and don the gloves in KL Rahul’s absence.Virat Kohli is immovable at No.3
  • Suryakumar Yadav will be at No.5, with Hardik Pandya and Washington Sundar to follow.
  • Kuldeep Yadav will keep Yuzvendra Chahal on the bench after a stellar return.
  • Mohammed Siraj and Mohammad Shami will form the pace attack.
  • Shardul Thakur struggled, and Umran Malik could return the side.
  • Rajat Patidar meanwhile will have to wait for his debut.

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