Sanjay Manjrekar during the first One Day International between India and New Zealand on Wednesday. A former Indian cricketer, Shubman paid special tribute to MS Dhoni while praising Gill’s outstanding batting.
Former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar was surprised by Shubman Gill’s batting display during the first one-day international (ODI) between India and New Zealand on Wednesday.
India defeated New Zealand in a thrilling victory thanks to Gill’s brilliant knock in the series opener at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Which worked for the New Zealand bowlers.
Manjrekar paid particular attention to fit batters, recalling MS Dhoni’s six-hitting prowess in one of his recent tweets.
Former Indian cricketer Manjrekar opened his mouth. Dhoni on Twitter about his initial impression during the high-scoring encounter between the 2019 World Cup semi-finalists.
In the same tweet, the full-time pundit and former Indian cricketer also made an important statement about opener Gill. When I first saw Dhoni, I was sure that he would consistently hit big shots as he mostly hit straight sixes.
Swallow the same talent. In a tweet, Manjrekar said, “Keeping our fingers crossed for him.”
Gill became the youngest player in ODI history when he scored a sensational double century.
Increased his free run streak. India reached 349/8 off his magnificent 208 off 149 balls. In the same match where Gill scored his first double century. Indian captain Rohit scored 34 runs off 38 balls in second place.
In his stunning knock, Gill hit an astounding 19 fours and 9 sixes. In the 49th over, he scored his 200th run with a six and a hat-trick.
After Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma. Ishan Kishan, Gill became the fifth Indian male cricketer to score a double century in an ODI at the age of 23.
The Indian opener also surpassed master blaster Sachin Tendulkar to set the record for the highest individual score in an ODI match against New Zealand.
In India’s thrilling 12-run win over New Zealand, Gill scored a lightning-quick 208 off 149 balls. In Hyderabad, the Team India opener’s record-breaking double century earned him the Player of the Match accolade.