Shubman Gill grew to become the discuss of the city after he scored his maiden ODI double century on Wednesday. The younger batter achieved this feat throughout the first ODI of the three-match collection in opposition to New Zealand on the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. Gill smashed 208 runs and have become the fifth India batter to achieve the double hundred mark within the 50-over format. Apart from this, he additionally grew to become the youngest participant on the earth to attain a double, the file which was earlier held by India wicketkeeper-batter Ishan Kishan.
However, a hilarious second was captured after the match when Rohit Sharma took a dig at Ishan Kishan over his exclusion from the workforce for the ODI collection in opposition to Sri Lanka.
In a video posted on BCCI TV, Rohit was seen interacting with Gill and Kishan, the place the Indian skipper mentioned, “Ishan aap ne 200 banane ke baad teen matches nahi khele. (Ishan you scored 200 but did not play the next three games.)”
To which Ishan replied, “Bhaiya captain toh aap the, aap hi ne hata diya. (You are the captain brother, you only removed me.)”
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Ishan’s response left each Rohit and Gill in splits as they open-heartedly laughed to his hilarious response.
Ishan smashed his maiden ODI double hundred within the third match in opposition to Bangladesh in December final 12 months. However, he was benched in your complete three-match ODI collection in opposition to Sri Lanka, the place India ultimately clear swept 3-0.
Coming to the primary ODI in opposition to New Zealand, India coasting to victory with New Zealand in serious trouble at 131-6 whereas chasing 350 after opener Gill made simply the tenth double hundred in ODI historical past.
Disciplined early spells by India quick bowlers Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj restricted New Zealand earlier than Bracewell’s late fireworks gave them hope of a sensational win.
Finn Allen struck a breezy 40 on the prime of the order however New Zealand have been dealing with a heavy defeat as soon as Siraj eliminated Latham for the sixth wicket.
Bracewell was then joined by left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner, who hit 57 of 45 balls as a part of a powerful 162-run partnership earlier than falling to Siraj.
Bracewell smacked 12 fours and 10 sixes however completed on the dropping facet as Siraj was the choose of the Indian bowlers with figures of 4-46.
With the win, India took a 1-0 lead within the three-match collection.
(With AFP Inputs)
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