‘Future of India’, Internet thrilled as Shubman Gill strokes his Maiden T20 Century, Check Reactions
IND vs NZ Live: Indian ace batter Shubman Gill scored his maiden T20I century in the third and final match against New Zealand…
IND vs NZ Live: Indian ace batter Shubman Gill scored his maiden T20I century in the third and final match against New Zealand on Wednesday. To note, Gill was dropped on the last ball of the powerplay as he made the most of the opportunity to smash his first T20I century. Gill played his sixth T20I as the captain Hardik Pandya kept faith in him. He did not score any fifty ahead of this match but set the stadium on fire. The young batter not only gave a fitting reply to his critics, but he was also lauded for his brilliance with the bat on social media platforms. Follow IND vs NZ LIVE Updates on InsideSport.IN.
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IND vs NZ Live: ‘Magnificent Shubman’, Netizens laud Shubman Gill as the ‘Prince’ strokes his Maiden T20 Century, Check Reactions
Future of India ❤️ pic.twitter.com/TGLK0DQFuO
— Brigadier Rudra Pratap Singh (@WokeHinduIND) February 1, 2023
Notably, he is now the seventh Indian batter with a T20I hundred to his name. As stated, Gill is the seventh Indian to slam a T20I hundred. He joins Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Deepak Hooda, Virat Kohli, and Suresh Raina. He also became the fifth Indian batter to score centuries across all three formats of the game.
With this century, Gill has also improved his T20I numbers significantly, he has now stroked 202 runs at an average of 40.40 and he is playing at an excellent strike rate of 165.57.
Virat Kohli used to break and make records at the age of 23.
Shubman Gill breaking and making records at the age of 23.
Virat ? #ShubmanGill pic.twitter.com/OqSJbby2l5
— Akshat (@AkshatOM10) February 1, 2023
With the help of century from Gill and some excellent attacking intent by other batters, the Men in Blue also stroked their highest score in the 20-over format. Team India has been blooming in the T20 format since Hardik Pandya has taken over the captaincy role. He is yet to lose a series under his leadership. Meanwhile, the home side will look to continue its winning streak in the home conditions.