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Shubman Gill: Fastest Batsman to Score 2000 Runs

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 01-03-2024
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Indian opener Shubman Gill became the fastest player to score 2000 runs in ODIs during his side's World Cup match against New Zealand.

  • Gill reached the milestone in 38 innings, bettering the record of South African Hashim Amla who had needed 40 innings to score 2000 ODI runs.
  • The 24-year-old Indian, who scored 53 against Bangladesh in his previous outing, was 14 runs short of the milestone coming into the match. He achieved the feat in the seventh over of the Indian run chase when he smashed Trent Boult for a boundary.
  • Gill, however, got out for 26 off 31 balls in the 14th over with Lockie Ferguson taking his wicket.

Few Facts

Hashim Amla of South Africa is the fastest batsman to score 3000 runs in ODIs.

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has become the fastest player to reach 5000 runs in the ODI format.

Virat Kohli holds the record for the fastest 10000 runs in ODI.


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