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Shubman Gill became the youngest batsman to score a double century

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  • Shubman Gill broke several records by scoring a double century in the first ODI between India and New Zealand at Hyderabad. Opener Shubman Gill scored a double-century in 145 balls.
  • Shubman Gill has smashed a Virat Kohli record. Gill completed 1000 runs in just 19 innings.
  • He is the fastest Indian to the landmark, going past Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan who did it in 24 innings.
  • With this, 23-year-old Shubman Gill completed his thousand runs in ODI cricket.
  • The previous record was held by Ishan Kishan, who scored a double century in ODIs against Bangladesh at the age of 24 years and 145 days.
  • Indian captain, Rohit Sharma’s name is number three on this list. He scored an ODI double-century against Australia at the age of 26 years and 186 days.

Fastest 1000 runs (in ODI cricket):-

  • Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan) – 18 innings
  • Shubman Gill (India) – 19 innings
  • Imam-ul-Haq (Pakistan) – 19 innings
  • Vivian Richards (West Indies) – 21 innings
  • Kevin Pietersen (England) – 21 innings
  • Jonathan Trott (England) – 21 innings
  • Quinton De Kock (South Africa) – 21 innings
  • Babar Azam (Pakistan) – 21 innings
  • Rasi van der Dusen (South Africa) – 21 innings

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