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Shubman Gill becomes fastest to score six ODI centuries for India by a mile

Shubman Gill becomes fastest to score six ODI centuries for India by a mile
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Shubman Gill made a new record in the second match of the ongoing ODI series against Australia ahead of the World Cup. He has scored a century, his sixth ODI century to become the fastest Indian to achieve this feat, beating the likes of Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli.

In this post, we look at the top five fastest Indians to score six ODI centuries.

Shubman Gill

Shubman Gill
BCCL

Shubman Gill, considered by many as the future of Indian cricket, has scored his sixth ODI century for India in just 35 matches. He has also become the fifth fastest player to score six ODI centuries in the world.

Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan
BCCL

Shikhar Dhawan is a distant second, having scored six ODI centuries in 46 matches. Dhawan, who is missing from the World Cup squad last played an ODI match for the country in 2022.

KL Rahul

KL Rahul
BCCL

KL Rahul is third in the list of fastest Indian players to hit six centuries. Rahul achieved this feat in 53 matches.

Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli
BCCL

Virat Kohli, who holds several records to his name, including most ODI centuries is fourth on the list. He scored his sixth ODI century in 61 matches.

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir
BCCL

Gautam Gambhir is a close fifth, having scored six ODI centuries for the country in 68 matches.

Other records from Gill

Other records from Gill
BCCL

With the century against Australia, Gill equalled Ricky Ponting’s record of most ODI centuries at home in a calendar year with four centuries. He has also become the fourth batsman to score 800 runs or more at home in a calendar year in ODIs. With ten more ODIs this year, Gill is expected to break several more records.

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