The 54-ball century was Gill’s first in the shortest format. With the masterful ton, Gill became the fifth Indian to score centuries across formats.
𝐂𝐄𝐍𝐓𝐔𝐑𝐘 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐇𝐔𝐁𝐌𝐀𝐍 𝐆𝐈𝐋𝐋 👏👏A brilliant innings from #TeamIndia opener as he brings up a fine 💯 off 54 deliveries.… https://t.co/vYQizJxA9U
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The 23-year-old from Punjab hit 12 fours and 7 sixes in his unbeaten knock of 126 that came off 63 balls. The blitz from Gill took India to an imposing 234 for 4 in the 20 overs.
Into the night sky & out of the park 🔥🔥@ShubmanGill is dealing in sixes 💥#TeamIndia | #INDvNZ | @mastercardindia https://t.co/OuMivnJXRw
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Gill also now has the highest T20I score by an Indian — 126 not out — followed by Virat Kohli‘s 122* vs Afghanistan that he scored in Dubai in 2022. Rohit is third on the list with his 118-run knock that came against Sri Lanka in Indore in 2017.
Stat Alert 🚨- Shubman Gill now has the highest individual score by an Indian in T20Is 💪👏#TeamIndia https://t.co/8cNZdcPIpF
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Gill joined the likes of Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli in the list of India players scoring centuries in all the three formats.
ICYMI – 4×2: Shubman Gill’s delightful extra-cover drives 🙌🙌📹📹https://t.co/yH58lrTypj #TeamIndia #INDvNZ
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Gill also hit his highest individual scores of 208 and 123* in ODIs and T20Is respectively against New Zealand.
Gill reached his maiden T20I fifty off 35 balls with a single off Santner.
Gill brought up his century with a four over the mid-off fielder off the bowling of Lockie Ferguson in the first ball of the 18th over. He broke free and clobbered Ferguson over mid-wicket for a huge six in the next ball.