Kohli makes prediction after Gill’s century in T20 Match against New Zealand

New rising Hot-Shot Shubman Gill went ahead and silenced the critics speaking against him with his unparalleled performance in the third and last Match of the T20I series against New Zealand, Setting up a new record of an unrivaled 126-run century. Many critics, veteran cricketers, and fans before this went ahead and suggested Gill to take a break from the T20I series and focus on the ODI and test matches where team India had been performing poorly.

Finally, Gill went ahead and proved the trust endowed upon him by Captain Pandya and the team management by dethroning Virat Kohli And becoming the highest scorer in T20I innings.

Interestingly, Gill became the Second youngest batsman to score over a century in all three formats of the sport. The youngest batsman to score a century across all three formats is currently held by Ahmed Shahzad of Pakistan, who, at the age of 22 years and 127 days, scored centuries across all three formats of this sport. Gill has now become the fifth-ever batsman in India to conquer such a feat.

Shubman Gill’s debut match happened in the year of 2023 itself, with a match against Sri Lanka in January. Gil had only scored about 76 runs across five matches, And the player was under immense pressure to hold on to his spot. With direct competition from Prithvi Shaw, who is another new and young opener.

When team India won the Match against New Zealand by 168 runs, Shubman Gill went ahead and shattered the record of Virat Kohli for the highest individual scores in a T20I match in India. Virat Kohli took to Instagram and posted a story featuring a photograph of himself and Gill in full cricket gear hugging each other with the caption “Sitara. The future is here.”

When Gill was asked about the demands of playing all three formats, he stated that when he is representing his country, he doesn’t feel any form of fatigue. He always wanted to play for his country and considered it a blessing to be provided the opportunity to play cricket across all three different formats.


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