Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill, the rising star of Indian cricket, has achieved another feather in his cap by scoring a century against Bangladesh in the 2023 Asia Cup Super 4 match. This not only adds to his achievements but also sets a few records.

Match Overview about

  • Bangladesh’s Innings: Batting first, Bangladesh put up a total of 265 runs in 50 overs with the loss of 8 wickets.
  • Gill’s Steady Knock: Responding to the target, India faced early blows, but Gill held one end tight. He completed his century off 117 balls, which included 6 boundaries and 4 sixes.

Shubman Gill Milestones

Shubman Gill
  • Record Century: With this century, Gill has become the second-fastest Indian batsman to score five ODI centuries. The record for the quickest five centuries is held by Shikhar Dhawan, achieved in 28 innings, followed by KL Rahul in 36 innings and Virat Kohli in 43.
  • High Score in 2023: Gill is now the highest century scorer in 2023, having hit 6 centuries, surpassing Virat Kohli who has 5. Temba Bavuma, the South African captain, is third with 4 centuries. Devon Conway, Daryl Mitchell, and Shanto also have 4 centuries each.
  • Asia Cup Achievements: In the Asia Cup against Bangladesh, Gill is the third Indian to score a century, after Sachin Tendulkar in 2012 and Virat Kohli in 2014. Moreover, Gill is the fourth youngest Indian to score a century in the Asia Cup. The youngest is Suresh Raina, followed by Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, and then Gill.
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Youngest Indians to Score a Century in Asia Cup:

  • Suresh Raina: 21 years, 211 days in 2008
  • Sachin Tendulkar: 21 years, 350 days in 1995
  • Virat Kohli: 23 years, 129 days in 2012
  • Shubman Gill: 24 years, 7 days in 2023
  • MS Dhoni: 26 years, 354 days in 2008

Shubman Gill’s recent form and achievements are promising signs for Indian cricket’s future, as he continues to evolve and break records.