Shubman Gill broke the records of Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan

By Srikanto Mandal 18 January, 2023

Shubman Gill became the fastest Indian to score 1000 runs in ODIs.

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With this double century, he surpassed the records of Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan.

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Talented opening batsman Shubman Gill achieved this feat in the first ODI of the three-match series against New Zealand.

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He completed his second consecutive hundred, taking just 19 innings to reach the milestone.

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Whereas Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan achieved the target in 24 innings.

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Gill, whose previous century came against Sri Lanka on Sunday, scored an 87-ball century against New Zealand that included 14 boundaries and 2 sixes.

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Gill, who scored his maiden century against Zimbabwe, is the only batsman in India's men's ODIs to average over 60 and strike rate over 100.

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Shubman Gill is the second best player to complete 1000 ODI runs along with Pakistan's Imam-ul-Haq in the overall rankings.

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Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman, who tops this fastest 1000 ODI ranking, scored 1000 ODI runs in 18 innings.

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