Shubhman Gill breaks Rohit Sharma’s record, youngest Indian to smash hundred in Zimbabwe
Indian batsman Shubhman Gill became the country’s youngest player to score a century in international cricket on Zimbabwean soil, breaking the previous record held by skipper Rohit Sharma.
At the age of 22 years and 348 days, Gill blasted a century in the third One-Day International of the current Zimbabwe tour in Harare. He surpassed Rohit Sharma’s previous record, which he had set against Zimbabwe when he was 23 years, 28 days old. Additionally, Shubhman Gill scored his first century ever in a cricket match. In the third ODI in the West Indies ODI series. He was on the verge of recording his first century before the weather intervened.
Cricket legends Irfan Pathan and Ian Bishop congratulated the young player on Twitter for registering his first century.
In the third ODI, Indian captain KL Rahul won the toss and decided to bat first. In the third and final ODI against Zimbabwe on Monday in Harare, a magnificent century by batsman Shubman Gill and a half-century by Ishan Kishan propelled India to 289/8 at the end of their 50 overs.
The best bowler for the visitors was Brad Evans. He finished with scores of 5/54 in his 10 overs while dismissing five Indian batsmen. Each of Jongwe and Nyauchi secured a wicket.
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